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Thoracic

January 25, 2021
The authors describe in this video the use of technetium-marked albumin macroaggregates (MAA-99mTc) to mark lymph nodes.
January 21, 2021
On Friday, January 15, 2021, CTSNet hosted this live webinar on lessons learned with a panel of nursing giants.
January 20, 2021
This is a video of a VATS pneumonectomy using the Artisential Wristed Instruments.
January 18, 2021
This video demonstrates how to safely and efficiently perform a VATS left lower lobe lobectomy.
January 18, 2021
The authors describe a reproducible technique of right lower lobectomy that can always be used, even with a hostile fissure.
January 15, 2021
Ceylan et al. present a retrospective study regarding the prevention of viral transmission via chest tube in COVID-19 patients. Out of 542 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, 13 (3.8%) required chest tube insertion. In these patients, a two-bottle technique combined with a HEPA filter was used to prevent viral transmission.
January 15, 2021
This study analyzed the association of antibiotic resistance with morbidity and mortality for patients with empyema.
January 13, 2021
This Beat episode, hosted by Joel Dunning, MD, covers part one of a two-part discussion on vaccines. Dr Dunning reviews three papers on the three COVID-19 vaccines currently available.
January 13, 2021
In this CTSNet To Go podcast episode, Dawn Hui of UT Health San Antonio, Texas, moderates a discussion on advocacy within the cardiothoracic surgery specialty.
January 13, 2021
In this CTSNet To Go podcast episode, Leanne Harling and Jessica Luc moderate a discussion on the global experience of how to make the most of one's training and successfully transition to practice.

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