Thoracoscopic right middle lobe segmentectomy

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar;67(3):344-347. doi: 10.1007/s11748-018-0964-4. Epub 2018 Jun 25.


Reports of right middle lobe segmentectomy are rare. We report here that anatomical right middle lobe segmentectomy is a relatively simple surgical procedure and can achieve good expansion of the remnant lung for patients with a relatively large right middle lobe.

Keywords: Complete video-assisted thoracic surgery; Right middle lobe; Segmentectomy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Colonic Neoplasms / pathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Kidney Neoplasms / pathology
  • Lung Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Lung Neoplasms / secondary
  • Lung Neoplasms / surgery*
  • Neoplasm Metastasis
  • Pneumonectomy / methods
  • Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted / methods