This is a video of a microlobectomy. Instead of the usual subxiphoid port I used ... read more ↘ a subcostal port.
The key elements of a microlobectomy are : 1. No incisions in the intercostal spaces larger than 5mm 2. A 12mm Subxiphoid port 3. Subxiphoid removal of the resected specimen 4. CO2 insufflation 5. Vision through a 5mm camera. 6. Stapling of vascular structures using the Cardica 5mm micro cutter ↖ read less