New method of the Chest Surgery

08. 04. 2008

Belgrade, April 8 - A team of experts from the MMA Chest Surgery Clinic led by Col. Prof. Vojkan Stanic, MD, PhD has successfully performed video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) on a patient with relapsing spontaneous pneumothorax. This surgical procedure, which used to be carried out at the Institute of Pulmonary Diseases in Sremska Kamenica only, has been performed at the Belgrade, Military Medical Academy for the first time.  Introduction of this procedure into the MMA routine diagnostic and therapeutic practice, procurement of required equipment and education and training of medical experts represent a valuable contribution given to further improvement of both the MMA Chest Surgery, which successfully follows all contemporary world trends in this surgical field and the Serbian medicine.

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