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Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy

Conditions Related to Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy

Lung cancer is ranked as the leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women. Patients with related conditions treated with Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy (VATS) experience breathing ailments, fatigue, wheezing, chest pain, and cough up bloody sputum. An advanced procedure such as VATS may give these patients a positive outlook.  

The following related conditions are treatable using VATS:

  • Lung cancer
  • Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)
  • Tumors
  • Collapsed lung 
  • Emphysema
  • Lung damage 
  • Hemothorax
  • Infection
  • Pleurodesis (fluid buildup in lungs)

Locations for Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy