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Thoracic Portal

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In a discussion filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a group of experts discuss the ethics of testing new medical devices in developing countries.
August 17, 2016
Alper Toker of Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, argues for the increased use of robotic approaches for lung resection procedures.
August 15, 2016
This video demonstrates a fissure-last, video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) resection of the superior segment of the right lower lobe, using a uniportal posterior approach.
August 8, 2016
This video describes the technique of transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF procedure).
August 3, 2016
Gaetano Rocco of the National Cancer Institute, Naples, Italy, provides an overview of the surgical techniques and materials used for reconstruction after chest wall resection.
August 1, 2016
This video shows a uniportal VATS left lower lobectomy. The dissection was performed down to up, and an aberrant vein was incidentally found.
July 27, 2016
Douglas Mathisen of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, gives an in-depth talk on tracheal resection.
July 26, 2016
This video demonstrates a uniportal VATS diaphragm plication for a patient with diaphragm eventration of an unknown cause.
July 20, 2016
In an interview filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, M. Blair Marshall discusses her approach to minimally invasive general thoracic surgery.
July 18, 2016
This video displays the identification and preservation of aberrant superior pulmonary vein during a uniportal VATS right lower lobectomy.
July 14, 2016
In a discussion filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a panel of experts share insights into utilizing Internet technologies to improve the practice of cardiothoracic surgery for both surgeons and patients.

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