Video-assisted thoracic surgery in spontaneous pneumothorax

Can Respir J. Mar-Apr 2002;9(2):122-7. doi: 10.1155/2002/672953.


The proven safety and efficacy of minimal access video-assisted thoracic surgery has changed the way that spontaneous pneumothorax is managed. This review presents some of the experiences of the decade, discusses the controversies and reviews the current video-assisted thoracic surgical management of spontaneous pneumothorax.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures / methods*
  • Pneumothorax / surgery*
  • Video Recording