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March 19, 2019 | 5:30PM - 6:30PM EDT

Pioneering Techniques in Thoracic Surgery

Robotic segmentectomy with fissure dissection could be a good indication of routine tissue sealant.

The use of Hemopatch revealed useful in preventing air leaks and post operative bleedings.

MIS should be strongly considered in the treatment of lung cancer as recommended by the NCCN guidelines. (2019)*

Techniques in Thoracic Surgery

Prof. Franca Melfi, MD, PhD

Consultant Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Pisa, Italy

Franca Melfi presently is Professor of Thoracic Surgery at Medical School of the University of Pisa and Chair of Robotic Multidisciplinary Centre for Surgery - Thoracic MIS and Robotic surgery at the University Hospital of Pisa.


Prof. Jean-Marc Baste, MD, PhD

Consultant General and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Normandy, France