American Thoracic Society http://patients.thoracic.org
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons http://www.sts.org
Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery http://canadianvascular.ca
The Lung Association http://www.lung.ca
A patient’s guide to lung surgery: Recovering in the hospital. University of Southern California Cardiothoracic Surgery website. Available at:
http://www.cts.usc.edu/lpg-thoracoscopy-recoveringinthehospital.html. Accessed February 2, 2015.
A patient’s guide to lung surgery: Recovering at home. University of Southern California Cardiothoracic Surgery website. Available at:
http://www.cts.usc.edu/lpg-thoracoscopy-recoveringathome.html. Accessed February 2, 2015.
A patient’s guide to lung surgery: When to call your doctor. University of Southern California Cardiothoracic Surgery website. Available at:
http://www.cts.usc.edu/lpg-thoracoscopy-whentocallyourdoctor.html. Accessed February 2, 2015.
Video-assisted thoracic surgery. Harvard Health Publications website. Available at:
http://www.health.harvard.edu/diagnostic-tests/video-assisted-thoracic-surgery.htm. Updated August 11, 2014. Accessed February 2, 2015.
Video-assisted thorascopic surgery (VATS). Rush University Medical Center website. Available at:
https://www.rush.edu/services/test-treatment/video-assisted-thoracoscopic-surgery-vats. Accessed March 8, 2010.
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). Mayo Clinic website. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/video-assisted-thoracic-surgery/basics/definition/prc-20021362. Updated May 8, 2014. Accessed February 2, 2015.
6/6/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Mills E, Eyawo O, Lockhart I, et al. Smoking cessation reduces postoperative complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Am J Med.
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © 2012 EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.
Please contact us for more information about Wellmont's surgical services, or speak to your primary care provider.
Learn more about the range of surgical procedures and services Wellmont offers.
Have questions about Wellmont’s surgical services? Nurse connection is here – 24/7. Get answers. Access some of the best specialists anywhere.
Or call a nurse now: 877-230-NURSE.
Raquel McLamb never dreamed how serious her abdominal pain could be – and certainly never expected she had a rare form of cancer.
How can you help? Your gift helps support leading-edge surgery technologies and other innovations for patients across our region.
You clicked on a link that will cause you to leave myWellmont.
For security purposes you will be signed out.