December 4, 2013
This video demonstrates the treatment of esophageal squamous cell carcinomas through high intrathoracic circular anastomosis using a thoracoscopic technique.
November 26, 2013
Uniportal VATS is a safe approach for removing central tumors, but sometimes requires more extensive resections. This video highlights the feasibility of a right upper and middle bilobectomy with a tangential angioplasty of the pulmonary artery in the fissure.
November 25, 2013
The CTSNet app is currently undergoing a revision, and, as of December 1, will no longer function or be available in the Apple app store. CTSNet apologizes for the interruption of service. CTSNet contacts will be updated when the new app launches.
November 21, 2013
This video demonstrates the clinical application of the lung lavage technique for the treatment of Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP).
November 20, 2013
The SCTS, in conjunction with the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR) and the University of Manchester, have launched a novel window onto the SCTS National Adult Cardiac Surgery Audit (NACSA) database to support shared decision making.
November 19, 2013
Left ventricular assist device implantation is an accepted treatment option for terminal heart failure. The standard surgical approach is a median sternotomy. This video shows an alternative implantation technique via a bilateral mini-thoracotomy, with ECMO as intraoperative circulatory support.