Abstract

Although neurogenic tumors are the most frequent posterior mediastinal tumors, few reports exist on thoracoscopic resection, and methods are not yet standardized. Two cases of thoracoscopic resection of benign posterior mediastinal schwannomas are presented. We believe that in carefully selected patients, thoracoscopic resection can be performed easily and with minimal morbidity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)187-192
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques - Part A
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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