Video-assisted minimally invasive diaphragmatic plication: feasibility of a recognized procedure through an uncharacteristic hybrid approach


Yalcinkaya I., Evman S., LAÇİN T. , Alpay L., Kupeli M., Ocakcioglu I.

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, cilt.31, sa.4, ss.1772-1777, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00464-016-5171-8
  • Dergi Adı: SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1772-1777

Özet

Background Diaphragmatic plication is an approved surgical procedure for treatment of symptomatic diaphragmatic paralysis and eventration. We aim to define our minimally invasive technique of plication and objectively assess our surgical outcomes of the largest series reported in the literature so far, using pulmonary function tests.