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Thoracic Videos

April 16, 2015
In this video, William Baumgartner, Executive Director of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS), shares an update on ABTS activities.
April 15, 2015
The authors present the case of a 36-year-old female with a past medical history of myasthenia gravis not responding to medication. A thymectomy was planned via a left mini-thoracotomy approach.
April 13, 2015
This video demonstrates a single-incision VATS (SIVATS) superior segmentectomy of the left lower lobe in a 49-year-old male patient.
April 7, 2015
In this interview, filmed at the 2015 STS Annual meeting, Joel Dunning and Shanda Blackmon discuss a variety of thoracic surgery topics.
April 6, 2015
This video demonstrates a subxiphoid single incision VATS resection of a non-MG B2 thymoma.
March 30, 2015
This video demonstrates a single incision VATS pneumonectomy and lymph node dissection in a 71-year-old male patient.
March 26, 2015
In this video, an expert panel discusses the use of ECMO in the treatment of adult pulmonary failure. Marcus Williams presents the case history of a 42-year-old patient who was placed on ECMO after an acute lung injury.
March 25, 2015
This video demonstrates a vascular and bronchial procedure with a left hemiclamshell approach.
March 24, 2015
Pieter Kappetein moderates a lively conversation on cardiothoracic surgery training throughout the world. Walter Gomes, Jose Pomar, Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos, and Stephen Yang share perspectives on CT training in South America, Europe, and the United States.
March 13, 2015
Worldwide, lung cancer is a leading cause of death. Minimally invasive resection of small pulmonary nodules is an opportunity and a challenge at the same time. The smaller the nodule, the better the long-term outlook for the patient, but the more difficult the resection. An efficient solution can be found in intra-operative 3D imaging and guided navigation.
March 9, 2015
This video demonstrates how to create a subxiphoid port for use in wedge resection, lobectomy, or segmentectomy for lung cancer.

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