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Documentary: A Day With Robert Cerfolio
Joel Dunning presents a full-length documentary on renowned general thoracic surgeon, Robert Cerfolio. Dr. Cerfolio is a past president of the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association and Section Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA. In this film, Mr. Dunning spends a full day with Dr. Cerfolio, observing three major robotic surgical operations and six minor procedures.
3:15 – Mediastinoscopy
6:45 – VATS sympathectomy
8:23 – Robotic resection of esophageal duplication cyst
14:10 – VATS bullectomy
18:28 – Dr. Cerfolio discusses the day after performing four operations
19:38 – VATS lung biopsy
23:12 – Laser bronchoscopy
27:14 – Bronchoscopy for middle lobe stenosis after right upper lobectomy
28:56 – Robotic thymectomy
33:45 – Dr. Cerfolio's views on large volume surgery
37:15 – Robotic sampling of station 5
41:58 – Final thoughts