In the past few years, minimally invasive oesophagectomy has become an increasingly popular approach for oesophagectomy showing advantages in terms of fewer postoperative complications, shorter hospital stay and faster recovery. We present the case of a 60-year-old man with a lesion of the distal third of the oesophagus and solid pulmonary nodule who underwent McKeown subtotal oesophagectomy by laparoscopic and thoracoscopic approach in prone position with concomitant thoracoscopic pulmonary wedge resection. The postoperative course was smooth, and the patient was discharged on postoperative day 10. The procedure is feasible and safe, and combines better respiratory postoperative outcomes even when associated with other diagnostic or therapeutic lung procedures.
McKeown oesophagectomy and pulmonary wedge resection with a prone thoracoscopic and laparoscopic approach: A video report / Annicchiarico, A.; Dalmonte, G.; Morini, A.; Marchesi, F.. - In: ANNALS OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND. - ISSN 0035-8843. - 103:1(2021), pp. E4-E6. [10.1308/RCSANN.2020.0182]
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