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Michael O Kayatta, Shair Ahmed, Josh A Hammel, Felix Fernandez, Allan Pickens, Daniel Miller, Gerald Staton, Srihari Veerarghavan, Seth Force
BACKGROUND: Different modalities are used to diagnose interstitial lung disease. We compared the effectiveness of minimally invasive surgical biopsy versus high-resolution computed tomography for the diagnosis of interstitial lung disease and report the mortality of the procedure. METHODS: We reviewed 194 patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic lung biopsies for the suspicion of interstitial lung disease from January 2003 to February 2012 at Emory University...
August 2013: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Bradley G Leshnower, Daniel L Miller, Felix G Fernandez, Allan Pickens, Seth D Force
BACKGROUND: Anatomic sublobar resection is currently being assessed as an alternative to lobectomy for primary lung cancers less than 2 cm in size. Open segmentectomy is a proven oncologic procedure for patients with reduced cardiopulmonary reserve and significant comorbidities. With the increased use of thoracoscopy, a video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) segmentectomy may be as safe and effective as an open segmentectomy. METHODS: We performed a retrospective review of patients who underwent a segmentectomy between May 2002 and March 2009 at Emory University Hospital...
May 2010: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
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