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Thoracic Portal


In the performance of a three-port VATS plication,the authors demonstrate the use of novel tools to perform horizontal mattress sutures running in an oblique fashion .
October 20, 2016
In May 2015, a CardioStart International medical team was scheduled to help initiate a cardiac program at Kathmandu University in Nepal, but, in the wake of a devastating earthquake, the team instead assisted with earthquake relief efforts.
October 19, 2016
Philippe Dartevelle of Marie-Lannelongue Hospital and Paris-Sud University, Paris, France, discusses the complex topic of tracheal substitution.
October 17, 2016
This video shows a uniportal lobectomy in a 14-month-old patient with a left side congenital pulmonary airway malformation.
October 10, 2016
In this video, the authors present a robot-assisted lingula-sparing left upper lobectomy, using segmental plane identification with near-infrared fluorescence imaging.
October 3, 2016
This video demonstrates a VATS repair of a Bochdalek hernia in a 46-year-old man.
October 2, 2016
Ruben Osnabrugge interviews EACTS Secretary General and CTSNet President Pieter Kappetein about the highlights of the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting.
September 28, 2016
This video shows a robotic right lower lobectomy utilizing a subxiphoid approach for the assistant port and specimen removal.
September 26, 2016
The authors present the case of a complex mediastinal bronchogenic cyst that was excised through a right VATS approach.
September 22, 2016
In a roundtable filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a group of experts discuss the current state and future of image-guided cardiothoracic surgery.
September 19, 2016
This is the case of a patient with an anterior mediastinal tumor. A subxiphoid dual-port thymectomy was performed with partial resection of the innominate vein and pericardial patch closure.