The Use of Tachosil® for Air Leak Repair in Post-VATS Lobectomy

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This video showcases how Tachosil® can successfully not only seal but facilitate an effective sealing of the air leakage area from the damaged pulmonary parenchyma during VATs procedures. In this video a 64-year-old female patient was diagnosed with an irregular tumour in the lower right lobe of about 5cm in diameter, with no enlarged lymphnodes in the mediastinum. The lung cancer was treated by lobe removal through VATS, with no postoperative complications.  

tags: air-leak VATS complications TachoSil sealant matrix VATS Lobectomy collagen matrix Cezary Piwkowski cts video case vats video vats e-learning surgical video case sealing vats air leakage pulmonary parenchyma lower right lobe tumor lung cancer lobe removal

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