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Anatomy of thoracoscopic thymectomy; case report

Authors:

Anuradha B. Jayathilake,

Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, LK
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U. D. P. Madushanka,

Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, LK
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V. Pinto,

Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, LK
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K. B. Galketiya

Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, LK
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Abstract

Thymectomy is performed for myasthenia gravis with or without thymoma. Performing by thoracoscopy reduces the surgical morbidity. Anatomical landmarks play a key role to perform a safe surgery. We present the anatomical highlights of a patient who underwent the procedure.

How to Cite: Jayathilake AB, Madushanka UDP, Pinto V, Galketiya KB. Anatomy of thoracoscopic thymectomy; case report. Sri Lanka Anatomy Journal. 2019;3(1):52–5. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slaj.v3i1.52
Published on 15 Aug 2019.
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