MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.34, no.3, pp.260-266, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
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MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
Thoracoscopy, Uniportal, Biportal, Postoperative analgesia, ASSISTED THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY, THORACOTOMY, RECOVERY, RESECTION
Objectives: Thoracotomy causes intense postoperative pain which may become chronic. Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) leads to less postoperative pain compared with thoracotomy. In this study, we analyzed pain scores in patients who underwent lung resections with VATS or thoracotomy.