Vol 6, Supplement 6 (October 20, 2014): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Uniportal VATS)


Evolving from conventional video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy to uniportal: the story behind the evolution
Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Eva Fieira, Maria Delgado, Lucía Mendez, Ricardo Fernandez, Mercedes de la Torre

Brief Report

Uniportal video assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: going directly from open surgery to a single port approach
Marco Anile, Daniele Diso, Sara Mantovani, Miriam Patella, Emanule Russo, Carolina Carillo, Ylenia Pecoraro, Ilaria Onorati, Tiziano De Giacomo, Erino A. Rendina, Federico Venuta

Original Article

From open surgery to uniportal VATS: asturias experience
Javier Aragón, Itzell Pérez Méndez
Uniportal VATS: the first German experience
Mahmoud Ismail, Melanie Helmig, Marc Swierzy, Jens Neudecker, Harun Badakhshi, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Jens C. Rückert

Surgical Technique

Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy in the animal model
Mercedes de la Torre, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Ricardo Fernández-Prado, María Delgado, Eva M. Fieira, Alberto Centeno
Technique of uniportal VATS major pulmonary resections
Eva Fieira Costa, María Delgado Roel, Marina Paradela de la Morena, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Ricardo Fernandez-Prado, Mercedes De La Torre
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic lymph node dissection
María Delgado Roel, Eva María Fieira Costa, Diego González Rivas, Lucía Méndez Fernández, Ricardo Fernández Prado, María Mercedes De La Torre Bravos
Management of complications by uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Ricardo Fernández Prado, Eva Fieira Costa, María Delgado Roel, Lucía Méndez Fernández, Marina Paradela de la Morena, Mercedes de la Torre Bravos, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic sleeve lobectomy and other complex resections
Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Eva Fieira, Maria Delgado, Mercedes de la Torre, Lucia Mendez, Ricardo Fernandez


The supplement “Uniportal VATS” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Diego Gonzalez-Rivas served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the supplement.