It is not: “It can be done”. It is: “It’s worth for the patient”

The last issue of the European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery features an editorial comment on the manuscript by McElnay et al -in the same issue- comparing outcomes after uniportal or standard VATS lobectomy.  Uniportal approach for lung lobectomy has been shown to be feasible but its advantages for the patient are far to be evidence-based.

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