Superior Segmentectomy—Video 18

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CHAPTER 18 Superior Segmentectomy—Video 18

image Anterior Approach for Superior Segmentectomy (Video 18)

Step 1. Identifying the Artery in a Major Fissure: Complete Fissure

Directly below the fissure, continue to dissect with the Metzenbaum scissors beyond the superior segmental artery (Figure 18-4). The bronchus can be felt with the scissors. Continue this dissection through the posterior pleura to complete the remainder of the fissure.
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