Robotic Recision of Aspergilloma


“Not only the surgical technique, but we also have to think of anesthetic technique,” says Medanta consultant thoracic surgeon Dr. Ali Zamir Khan, Thoracic Surgeon, Head of Department:Minimally Invasive VATS and Robotic Thoracic Surgery. “If my Anesthetist is not on my side, my life is Hell!” says Khan. Improper anesthesia technique can cause the cancer to spread within the lungs, eventually killing the patient, says the surgeon. He talks about patient positioning, the care needed throughout intubation right through completion of the procedure. Comments from Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio, guest presenter at the 2015 VGR robotic surgery conference. Lecture, with CT scans, Video and PPT’s. 11:20