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Thoracic Showcase: 6 Procedures and Techniques to Refine Your Practice
It’s already halfway through the year, and surgeons across the globe have shared a huge amount of valuable cardiothoracic surgery expertise with the CTSNet community in the form of clinical and surgical videos. We’ve rounded up the six most popular videos in the thoracic specialty published so far this year.
Do you have a favorite? Let us know in the comment section below!
If you have a great thoracic surgical technique or procedure to share, we invite you to submit it to CTSNet. We welcome year-round submissions of high-quality written and recorded content that fosters education and promotes improved patient care across the global CT community.
When managing an extended resection for thymoma invading the superior vena cava and other essential structures, it is crucial to know all the steps and the order in which to perform them.
This video shows a preoperative holographic assessment of pulmonary anatomy before a left upper lobectomy. This is a further step into artificial intelligence–aided surgery.
Tracheobronchial injury in people with blunt thoracic trauma is rare and associated with significant mortality. This video demonstrates a traumatic right main bronchus transection following blunt thoracic injury with successful primary repair.
With defect closure rates of more than 80 percent, endoluminal vacuum therapy is becoming an attractive option for endoscopists and surgeons.
This video demonstrates the successful removal of a fractured chemo port catheter that embolized into the left pulmonary artery, using a left video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) approach.
Surgeons often look to make the smallest incision possible to facilitate faster postoperative recovery. This video shows how to make a smaller incision when performing a VATS excision of pleural mass excision.