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Thoracic Videos

November 26, 2015
Arie Blitz of the McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen, Texas, delivers a talk on vertical and horizontal integration in health care.
November 25, 2015
In a debate filmed at the 2015 SCTS Annual Meeting in Manchester, United Kingdom, Gilbert Massard and Gonzalo Varela offer different perspectives on how to best manage N2 disease.
November 24, 2015
This video shows a VATS lower bilobectomy of the lung with systematic lymph node dissection for NSCLC, using a “fissure last” technique.
November 19, 2015
Recorded via Google Hangouts, Joel Dunning and E. E. John Smith discuss the new international Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons qualification.
November 18, 2015
This video entails a case report on a 35-year-old carrier of Hemophilia A with a mediastinal mass. The robotic procedure and perioperative management are discussed.
November 17, 2015
This video demonstrates a videothoracoscopic bilobectomy for a 3 cm NSCLC.
November 16, 2015
In presentations recorded at the 2015 EACTS Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Johannes Bonatti, Franca Melfi, and Carlo Milli discuss topics in robotic cardiothoracic surgery.
November 11, 2015
This video demonstrates an example of a transabdominal approach for removing a large esophageal leiomyoma with the da Vinci robot system.
November 9, 2015
This video demonstrates the use of VATS to remove shrapnel from a patient's pleural cavity.
November 5, 2015
Leanne Harling interviews Gonzalo Varela, President of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, regarding his distinguished career. He discusses his perspectives on risk assessment, patient safety, and the importance of a team approach to thoracic surgery.
November 4, 2015
Alper Toker of Istanbul University Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey, delivers a talk on the surgical options for treating pleural sepsis.