Funding for this research was provided by:
Jiangsu medical talents project (QNRC2016124)
Received: 4 July 2020
Accepted: 21 September 2020
First Online: 7 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study for the application of thoracoscopic segmentectomy and near-infrared fluorescence imaging was approved by by the institutional review board at Nanjing Chest Hospital(number of the ethics approval: 2014-KL002–02 for uniportal thoracoscopic segmentectomy, 2017-KL-002-03 for near-infrared fluorescence guided thoracoscopic segmentectomy), written informed consent about operative techniques and to the data-use agreement was obtained from all patients before surgery.
: Consent form from Nanjing Chest Hospital was obtained from patients included in the research.
: The authors declare no conflict of interest.