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Table 1 Summary of reported cases of patients underwent right lobectomy for cancer with a right-sided aortic arch

From: Video-assisted thoracoscopic right upper lobectomy in a patient with a right-sided aortic arch and Kommerell diverticulum

Case Year Authors Age Gender Pathalogical type Tumor location Surgical approach Stage Stewart classification Path of right RLN
1 2003 Suzuki et al. [3] 67 Female Squamous carcinoma Right middle lobe Right thoracotomy N/A N/A N/A
2 2006 Hara et al. [4] 61 Female Adenocarcinoma Right upper lobe Right thoracotomy N/A II N/A
3 2008 Nakanishi [5] N/A N/A Squamous carcinoma Right upper lobe Right thoracotomy T3N0M0 II Hooked around the right aortic arch
4 N/A N/A Squamous carcinoma Intermediate bronchus Right thoracotomy T2N2M0 II Hooked around the right aortic arch
5 2009 Suehisa et al. [6] 61 Male N/A Right lung Right thoracotomy N/A II Hooked around the right aortic arch
6 69 Male N/A Right lung Right thoracotomy N/A II Hooked around the right aortic arch
7 2014 Kodate et al. [7] 57 Male Small-cell carcinoma Right lower lobe VATS T1aN0M0 II Hooked around the right aortic arch
  1. RLN recurrent laryngeal nerve, N/A not available, VATS video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery