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Thoracic Videos

July 28, 2014
This video shows a single incision VATS lobectomy performed on a 57-year-old patient with bronchiectasis.
July 10, 2014
This video demonstrates the removal of a 10 cm anterior mediastinal teratoma through single incision VATS.
July 8, 2014
Stephanie Worrel discusses the use of lobectomy in lung cancer patients over 75 years old, and the impact robotic lobectomy has on outcomes.
July 3, 2014
Ara Vaporciyan, Deputy Chair of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, discusses new electronic education opportunities that can enhance the training of cardiothoracic surgery residents.
June 30, 2014
Shanda Blackmon, Daniel Boffa, Farhood Farjah, and Gaetano Rocco discuss lung cancer screening at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting.
June 26, 2014
Joseph Shrager, Chief of the Stanford Division of Thoracic Surgery, discusses the process of establishing a lung cancer screening program.
June 24, 2014
Raja Flores, Professor and Chairman of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Thoracic Surgery, discusses the use of pleurectomy and decortication in the treatment of mesothelioma.
June 17, 2014
In this video, a single 3.5 cm incision was used for a VATS right upper lobectomy and lymph node dissection for non-small cell carcinoma in a 61-year-old female patient. The incision was only slightly larger than a chest tube insertion incision.
June 12, 2014
Francis Nichols of the Mayo Clinic discusses use and implantation techniques of a LINX device to manage gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
June 10, 2014
Dawn Jaroszewski, Assistant Professor at the Mayo Clinic (Arizona), discusses the potential advantages of minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) over open esophagectomy, and shares the Mayo Clinic’s current method for MIE.
June 4, 2014
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting, the roundtable discussion focuses on the growing role of women in the cardiothoracic surgery specialty.

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