Frontiers in Lung Cancer

Surgical Anatomy of the Chest and Lung

Author(s): Keyvan Moghissi and Peter Tcherveniakov

Pp: 1-20 (20)

DOI: 10.2174/9789811459566120010003

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


This chapter comprises of 2 sections.

Section 1 (By Keyvan Moghissi): This section gives an account of the relevant anatomy of the thorax, thoracic cavity and the bronchopulmonary segments. In addition, it also provides a brief reference to the bronchoscopic morphology.

Section 2 (By Peter Tcherveniakov): This section describes thoracoscopic anatomy as viewed on the monitor used in the Visual Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) system.

Keywords: Anatomy of Chest Wall and thoracic cavity, Bronchopulmonary segments, Bronchoscopic anatomy, Thoracoscopic anatomy of the thoracic cavity and applied surgery.

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