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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.
September 15, 2016
Franca Melfi of the University of Pisa, Italy, discusses the benefits of robotic surgery in the management of mediastinal disease, along with the supporting evidence.
September 14, 2016
This video shows a unique case of concurrent pectus excavatum repair and ascending aortic root replacement.
September 12, 2016
This video shows a novel minimally invasive thoracic (MIT) caudal approach for a patient affected by a biopsy-proven neuroendocrine tumor of the middle lobe of the lung (cT1aN0Mx).
September 5, 2016
The authors present the case of a mediastinal teratoma adhering to the right upper lobe, compressing the superior vena cava and innominate vein.
September 1, 2016
Gaetano Rocco of the National Cancer Institute, Naples, Italy, considers the difficulties of treating high-risk patients with surgical lung resections.
August 30, 2016
This video shows a subxiphoid uniportal middle lobectomy for lung cancer.
August 18, 2016
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.

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