video-assisted surgery

video-assisted surgery

Video-assisted resection Surgery aided by use of a video camera that projects and enlarges the image on a television screen
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Endoscopic laryngopharyngeal surgery is a video-assisted surgery performed by two physicians (Figure 3(a)): an operator and endoscopist who is an endoscopic specialist [7].
Caption: Figure 3: (a) ELPS is a video-assisted surgery performed by two physicians: a head and neck surgeon acting as the operator and an endoscopic specialist acting as the endoscopist.
In this context, this study aimed to report the treatment of a female cat with pyometra and mammary fibroadenomatous hyperplasia using video-assisted surgery in a large abdominal area.
According to our knowledge, this is the first case reported involving the treatment of pyometra and concurrent occurrence of mammary cysts in female cats using laparoscopy or video-assisted surgery. If conventional surgical technique had been chosen for this case, the presence of the mammary cyst would require a flank celiotomy to be performed, because a midline incision could be associated with the risk of cyst perforation and leakage of its content.
Thoracoscopic decortication: A role for video-assisted surgery in chronic postpneumonic pleural empyema.
Furthermore, the use of video-assisted surgery and endoscopic devices has become more widespread, and skin incisions and exposure of anatomical structures have become more limited [2].