Resection of Aorto-Pulmonary Window Tumour Mass, Robot-Assisted Surgery

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62 year old lady with previous right upper lobectomy for t1a n0 m0 lung 8mm adenocarcinoma 3 years ago. Asymptomatic. Surveillance annual ct scan imaging shows a 2cm left mediastinal mass. On a pet scan this is fdg avid. No other sites of metastatic disease. No left lung mass or nodule. We resected the tumour mass entirely using the da vinci xi robotic surgical system, at University Hospital Geelong, Australia. She made an uneventful recovery. She was discharged from hospital 2 days postoperatively.

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