How will my surgeon decide if VATS is right for me?

Raja M. Flores, MD
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular)

A surgeon will evaluate patients for video assisted thoracic surgery for lung cancer based on survivability. In this video, Raja Flores, MD, thoracic surgeon at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, explains what other factors will go into the decision.

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