A Simple Method to Improve Intraoperative Localization of Fiducial Markers during Lung ResectionsSource of Funding Not applicable.
Background Lung cancer screening programs have increased the detection of early-stage lung cancer. High-resolution computed tomography can detect small, low-density pulmonary nodules, or ground-glass opacities. Obtaining a tissue diagnosis can be challenging, often necessitating surgical diagnosis. Preoperative localization and intraoperative fluoroscopy are valuable tools to guide resections for small pulmonary nodules.
Case Description We present three cases using intraoperative fluoroscopy and Faxitron Bioptics that enhanced our certainty of resection of nonpalpable nodules.
Conclusion We support the use of intraoperative fluoroscopy with the unique addition of Faxitron BioVision as safe and reliable methods to enhance the certainty of resection.
D.J. discloses personal fees from Zimmer Biomet.
Informed consent was obtained for the publication of the study data.
Eingereicht: 28. Oktober 2021
Angenommen: 04. Juli 2022
Artikel online veröffentlicht:
30. September 2022
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