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The use of ultrasonic energy in vessel harvesting for coronary artery bypass provides several advantages over the conventional diathermy during the preparation of the arterial graft, and harmonic... More
June 28, 2018
Gianni Angelini of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK discusses the persisting need for a randomized controlled trial evaluating minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation.
June 27, 2018
The authors demonstrate a posterobasal anatomical segmentectomy of the left lower lobe, one of the most challenging sublobar resections through uniportal VATS.
June 26, 2018
The authors provide a step-by-step description of a two-stage repair of a DeBakey type I aortic dissection using the elephant trunk technique.
June 25, 2018
This video demonstrates technical aspects of robotic-assisted decortication for fibrothorax, including port placement, robot docking, and closure.
June 21, 2018
Marco Ranucci of the IRCCS Policlinico San Donato in Italy discusses the association between hemodilution, oxygen delivery, and acute kidney injury.
June 21, 2018
The authors demonstrate the successful repair of transposition of the great arteries with an associated aortopulmonary window in a neonate.
June 20, 2018
The author details tips and tricks to help practicing surgeons complete a minimally invasive esophagectomy.
June 19, 2018
A young patient with a failed bicuspid valve repair and remodeling aortic root replacement underwent a successful re-repair using bicuspid ring annuloplasty and leaflet plication.
June 18, 2018
The author reviews the evaluation, staging, and thought process of disease management for a patient with oligometastatic lung cancer, focusing on the VATS right middle lobe technique, a review of the literature, and current therapeutic options.
June 15, 2018
Find it here: The 2018 ISMICS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.

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