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Thoracoscopic-assisted Chordoma Resection


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This is a video of the thoracoscopic procedure, demonstrating dissection of a plane between the tumor and mediastinum, protection of the esophagus and great vessels during osteotomies, and en bloc resection of the tumor.

This video has been taken from En Bloc Resection of Upper Thoracic Chordoma via a Combined Simultaneous Anterolateral Thoracoscopic and Posterior Approach, an article that can be read here It was submitted by corresponding author Mark E. Oppenlander, MD, from the Department of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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