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Thoracic Videos


Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz of Nouvel Hôpital Civil, Strasbourg, France, discusses the use of ECMO in thoracic surgery.
May 3, 2016
The authors report on the surgical approach and technique for using the da Vinci Xi and robotic stapler in three different general thoracic cases.
April 26, 2016
This video demonstrates a radical resection of a Pancoast tumor through a VATS hybrid approach.
April 21, 2016
David Waller of Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom, discusses the current options available for the surgical treatment of emphysema, and why he favors lung volume reduction surgery.
April 19, 2016
In this video, the authors review the evolution of surgical myotomy and the innovations that have improved patient outcomes in achalasia.
April 13, 2016
A group of experts met at the 2016 SCTS Annual Meeting, in Birmingham, United Kingdom, to discuss the adoption, efficacy, and future of VATS lobectomy.
April 11, 2016
This video demonstrates a uniportal VATS surgery for the excision of a 5 x 12 cm posterior mediastinal ganglioneuroma mass.
April 8, 2016
This video provides an introduction to an online course designed to accelerate surgical skill acquisition prior to on-site surgical simulation workshops in developing countries.
April 7, 2016
Franca Melfi of the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, discusses her 13 years of experience performing robotic thoracic surgery.
April 6, 2016
Doug Mathisen reflects on his three decades of practice in a new interview that was filmed at the 2016 SCTS Annual Meeting in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
April 5, 2016
This video demonstrates an esophageal replacement with a long segment super-charged jejunal interposition.