Robotic Right Upper Lobe Anterior Segmentectomy (S3)

<p>The authors present a video of a robotic assisted pulmonary segmentectomy of the anterior segment of the right upper lobe (S3) for a metastatic nodule.</p> <p>The patient was a 67-year-old man with a history of colon cancer, treated previously by resection. A metastatic pulmonary nodule in the anterior segment of the right upper lobe was detected one year later.</p> <p><b>Material and Approach </b></p> <p>da Vinci Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA, USA) </p> <p>Four incisions:</p> <p>· Camera controlling arm </p> <p>· Left arm (robotic arm number 2) using a Cadiere Forceps </p> <p>· Right arm (robotic arm number 3) using a Maryland Bipolar Forceps</p> <p>· Accessory port (For the use of the assistant physician), used to retract and to pass the stapler</p> <p>Patient position: left lateral decubitus</p>




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