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March 21, 2018
This video demonstrates a superior caval system reconstruction using a single bovine pericardial patch. The procedure was performed following a radical thymectomy for a cortical thymoma, which invaded the right and left brachiocephalic veins and the upper portion of the superior vena cava.
March 20, 2018
This video demonstrates a left anterior descending coronary artery aneurysm excision and the removal of a previously placed stent in a 64-year-old patient.
March 20, 2018
Find it here: The SCTS "Take on the Experts" Video Competition.
Common Carotid Artery Cannulation: A Potential Alternative Site for Establishing CPB in Special Situations
March 19, 2018
Common carotid artery cannulation can provide antegrade blood flow to the whole body during cardiopulmonary bypass, as well as maintain cerebral perfusion even at the time of arch exclusion or repair.
March 17, 2018
This video demonstrates an anatomic variation encountered during a uniportal VATS right lower lobectomy - the absence of right segment arterial branch six.
March 15, 2018
This video illustrates a comprehensive approach to leaflet reconstruction in patients with grade 3 or 4 aortic insufficiency.
March 14, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, Joel Dunning, Dawn Jaroszewski, and Daniel Miller discuss important considerations in relation to the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum.
March 13, 2018
This video demonstrates two separate techniques for anastomosis when performing a totally robotic coronary artery bypass without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass.
March 12, 2018
This video demonstrates a robotic left lower lobe basilar segmentectomy performed with the da Vinci Xi robot, using a four-arm technique and total robotic staplers.
March 8, 2018
Eric Lim of the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK, discusses the rise of competing technology in radiotherapy and its effect on general thoracic surgery.