Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute (Miller Family) Outcomes
Lobectomy for Stage I Lung Cancers
Lung Resection, Postoperative Median Length of Stay
Many of the procedures Cleveland Clinic thoracic surgeons perform can be done using both open and video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) techniques. The use of VATS or robotic techniques is associated with less postoperative pain, a shorter length of stay, and a faster return to normal activities.
VATS = video-assisted thoracic surgery