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Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy

Side Effects of Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy

Following a video assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy (VATS), patients may experience some side effects. The most common side effects of a VATS procedure include: 

  • Lung failure
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath 
  • Chest tube requirement to drain frothy fluids
  • Infection 
  • Injury to lung
  • Severed blood vessels, arteries and/or veins that require emergency surgery

Call and schedule an appointment with a doctor at Florida Hospital to discuss the side effects of VATS. 

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