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Application of Computer Navigation-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery in Resection of Rib Tumour

Based on our clinical experiences, the combined surgical method is especially feasible for the tiny tumour or some tumours that are unreachable or resided in scapula and deep face of breast.


Objective: Excision of rib tumors by conventional surgical method often results in poor prognosis due to trauma and heavily bleeding. In the present study, we evaluated the advantages of applying computer navigation-assisted thoracoscope in the resection of rib tumors.

17 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 18 Nov, 2015


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