Lung cancer: Less invasive surgery for faster recovery

Every day, 78 Canadians receive a diagnosis of lung cancer, the most deadly form of cancer. Some will have one lobe of a lung removed. The results of a large international clinical study, pave the way for the widespread of thoracoscopic lobectomy — video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) — combined with pulmonary artery sealing using an ultrasonic energy device. This technique reduce the risk of post-operative bleeding, complications and pain for patients.

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