Ann Thorac Surg 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Electronic address:
Background: An increasing number of patients are being diagnosed with multiple ground glass opacities (GGOs), but a consensus on the treatment of these patients is still lacking. The aim of this study was to investigate the safety and feasibility of a novel technique, electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB)-guided microwave ablation combined with uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (Uni-VATS), in patients with multiple GGOs.
Methods: The clinical, radiographic, surgical, and pathological data of patients with multiple GGOs who underwent ENB-guided microwave ablation combined with Uni-VATS from October 2018 to December 2019 were reviewed. Read More