Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for the treatment of pneumothorax
The description of the video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for the treatment of pneumothorax covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of pneumothorax. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: examination, resection, pleurodesis, end of procedure, thoracotomy conversion. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.