The Operation Primer provides excellent photographic step-by-step guidance to the surgical procedure. It has been produced to describe the operation in the simplest manner possible without over-simplifying. The core of the Operation Primer is the section on Nodal Points, where the key surgical steps are described in detail. This surgical guidebook provides essential reference material to surgeons wishing to update their knowledge in this specific area.
The Operation Primer Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy is specially created for surgeons wishing to familiarize themselves with minimally invasive, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical techniques. VATS lobectomy is an accepted and safe procedure, and the oncological outcome is as good as with the traditional open approach. This operation primer is an excellent teaching tool, accurately describing the steps of this technique in a manner suitable for both beginners and experienced surgeons. It provides a detailed overview of patient preparation, key surgical steps, and common pitfalls of VATS lobectomy. This Operation Primer will provide surgeons with a reliable and systematic approach to performing VATS lobectomy.