VATS Lobectomy

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) Lobectomy

Surgical Science has released the first Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) Lobectomy procedure module for virtual reality. The VATS module offers training on key steps in the removal of the upper right lung lobe, utilizing a three-port anterior approach.


  • Dissection of hilum/vessels
  • Identification of vessels
  • Use of elastic vessel rubber loop
  • Sequential stapling of veins, arteries, bronchus and fissure
  • ƒƒBleeding Control
  • Avoid critical structures, ex. the Phrenic nerve

VATS surgery at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

(VATS Lobectomy performed at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen)

With the addition of VATS, LapSim’s suite of validated fully customizable procedure modules, Surgical Science now offers an even more complete training solution for medical professionals across multiple disciplines.

With clearly defined learning objectives, procedural deconstruction capabilities and endless variations and challenges, LapSim’s library of software modules provides surgeons with unparalleled access to skill practice essential to building surgical proficiency.



LapSim VATS Lobectomy Information Sheet

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