Pediatric minimal invasive surgery—thoracoscopic lobectomy

Chin-Tung Lau, Kenneth K. Y. Wong


Although the development of minimally invasive surgery in children initially lagged behind those in adults, we have now seen massive and significant catch up over the past 10 years. For thoracic diseases, thoracoscopy is the norm for many advanced centres in the world. In this review, we describe the evolution of thoracoscopic lobectomy in children.