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Thoracic Videos

February 24, 2015
This video shows a VATS resection of a mediastinal mass through a single vertical incision.
February 18, 2015
Lymphangiomas, because of their underlying inherent properties—benign and fluid filled—make them ideal for a minimally invasive approach, in particular when involving the chest wall. However, there is limited experience with the use of these techniques in the management of these complex lesions.
February 16, 2015
This video shows a very rare vascular injury occurring during VATS left upper lobectomy, and its repair. The case suggests some of the limitations of VATS procedures.
February 9, 2015
Shanda Blackmon, MD of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, shares a snapshot of what life is like as a general thoracic surgeon.
February 4, 2015
Recorded via Google Hangouts, this roundtable discussion focuses on the impact of “human factors” in cardiothoracic surgery. Joel Dunning moderates the discussion with Tara Bartley, Arie Blitz, and Jill Ley.
February 2, 2015
This video shows a segmentectomy for a lobulated pulmonary mass in the posterior and lateral segments of the left lower lobe.
January 20, 2015
This video depicts a minimal invasive approach for the surgical resection of a large superior sulcus tumor that involves the secend rib and T1 nerve root.
January 15, 2015
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, this roundtable discussion focuses on mediastinal staging for non-small cell lung cancer. Frank Detterbeck moderates this discussion with Moishe Liberman and Luis Herrera.
January 13, 2015
This video demonstrates a VATS lobectomy in which the hilar tissue is dissected from the anterior towards the posterior. This technique is designed to simplify the artery-first approach to VATS lobectomy.
December 30, 2014
CTSNet published over 100 pieces of innovative and educational clinical content in 2014. As the year comes to a close, Mark Ferguson, CTSNet Co-Editor, presents his choices for the most interesting content of 2014.
December 29, 2014
CTSNet published over 100 pieces of innovative and educational clinical content in 2014. As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet editorial team presents the five most popular roundtable discussions published in 2014.

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