Expert Video - What are “lung sparing techniques”?
Lung sparing techniques are very important and are becoming more widespread for lung cancer surgery. Lung sparing techniques include a segmentectomy, a bisegmentectomy, and a trisegmentectomy. Instead of removing the entire lobe of a lung, the surgeon will remove just a segment of the lung.
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