December 18, 2014
Alessandro Brunelli of St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom, discusses the benefits of digital chest drainage after lobectomy and segmentectomy.
December 16, 2014
This video demonstrates the technique for performing a robot-assisted mediastinal mass resection for a bronchogenic cyst, and touches upon the pre-operatives studies, patient positioning, operative technique, and post-operative outcome.
December 9, 2014
This video demonstrates a VATS lobectomy performed on a patient with adenocarcinoma of the upper lobe of the right lung.
December 1, 2014
This video demonstrates a technique for a right video-assisted pneumonectomy.
November 24, 2014
This video demonstrates two helpful items for uniportal VATS lobectomy: a SILS Dissector and a MicroCutter.
Single Port Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Under Spontaneous Ventilation in a High Risk Patient
November 18, 2014
This video demonstrates a uniportal non-intubated VATS lobectomy in an elderly patient with a lower left lobe tumor.
November 10, 2014
Joel Dunning talks with Douglas Wood about key aspects of general thoracic surgery and the importance of specialization for the future of the specialty in a interview recorded at the 2014 EACTS Annual Meeting.
November 6, 2014
Jess Thompson, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona, discusses medical policy advocacy in the United States with an emphasis on cardiothoracic surgery.
November 4, 2014
Gilbert Massard of the Centre Hospitalier, France discusses the surgical treatment of thoracic infections, including: empyema, aspergillosis, and tuberculosis.
October 29, 2014
Philippe Dartevelle of Marie Lannelongue Hospital, France, discusses the en bloc resection of NSCLC tumors invading the thoracic inlet and spine.
October 28, 2014
This video demonstrates a rib resection with a Gigli saw on a 20-year-old female patient.