Improving patient experience

Lung cancer therapy in the hybrid OR with iVATS

Minimally invasive surgery can be a gentle way of treating lung cancer at an early stage.

2 min
Doreen Pfeiffer
Published on May 19, 2022

Air pollution, traditional cooking over an open fire, or genetic mutations–there are many contributory factors that may cause lung cancer, particularly in young non-smoking women in Asia. Ms. Ming Zhang* is one of those affected. She has benefited not only from an early diagnosis of lung nodules, but also from a minimally invasive procedure that can locate and remove tumors in a single step.

Watch Ms. Zhang's story and find out what advantages iVATS offers.


By Doreen Pfeiffer
Doreen Pfeiffer is an editor at Siemens Healthineers.