July 27, 2015
The authors present a patient with a suspected cT1aN0 NSCLC right nodule, who was treated with a VATS anatomical segmentectomy.
July 23, 2015
Scott Swanson, Shanda Blackmon, Robert Cerfolio, and Bernard Park discuss minimally invasive lung surgery, highlighting robotic and video-assisted methods.
July 22, 2015
This video shows a left upper lobectomy with wedge resection of the pulmonary artery, sleeve bronchoplasty, and mediastinal lymph node dissection in a 36-year-old female patient.
July 20, 2015
This video demonstrates a VATS resection of extralobar sequestration in an asymptomatic patient.
July 14, 2015
Intraoperative events during VATS lobectomy should be expected. The management of these events is critical to achieving a good patient outcome. This video advocates for a preventative strategy, practicing event management, and communicating specific skills to address intraoperative events such as pulmonary artery bleeding.
July 9, 2015
Stephen Hazelrigg, Neil Christie, and Hiran Fernando discuss the use of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in the treatment of lung cancer.
July 7, 2015
This video shows how to use orthopedic screws and bone cement molded in a latex drain for a very strong rib reconstruction. The author believes that the procedure is easy to implement, versatile, and economical.
July 1, 2015
This video presents a single-port VATS right upper lobe sleeve lobectomy for a stage I carcinoid tumor in a 52-year-old patient. Sleeve lobectomy is a challenging and complex procedure. Typical carcinoids occluding the right upper lobe bronchus present an ideal opportunity for sleeve upper lobectomy due to their indolent nature and excellent oncologic outcomes.
June 29, 2015
This video shows a minimally invasive repair of a pectus excavatum through a periareolar incision.
June 23, 2015
This video demonstrates the performance of a VATS trisegmentectomy on a patient with a left upper lobe cT1aN0 adenocarcinoma.
June 16, 2015
This video shows the surgical technique for a single-port thymectomy through an infrasternal approach.