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Thoracic

December 1, 2022
Because of the recent advancement in robotic thoracic surgery, this retrospective study aimed to evaluate post-operative chronic pain in robotic versus video-assisted approaches.
November 30, 2022
November’s top content includes a definitive roundup of step-by-step cardiac procedures, a featured profile packed with valuable insights, a sneak peek at a few Resident Video Competition submissions (deadline for entries in this year’s competition is December 30, 2022), and more.
November 29, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Loretta Erhunmwunsee, thoracic surgeon and an assistant professor in City of Hope's Division of Thoracic Surgery & Division of Health Equities in the U.S. In this video, she presents on surgical consolidative therapy for advanced lung cancer.
November 28, 2022
In this video, Diego Gonzalez Rivas demonstrates his new uniportal technique for robotic thoracic surgery, marking the first time this procedure was performed in the United Kingdom.
November 23, 2022
An overview of CTSNet's Guest Editor Series' over the past two years, including videos curated by Konstadinos Plestis, Marc Gerdish, Virginia Litle, Eduard Quintana, and Alan Sihoe.
November 22, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Gary Lee, recognized world leader in translational pleural research, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Western Australia, a Consultant and Director of Pleural Services at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Australia. In this video, he presents an update on pleural effusion management.
November 22, 2022
Because of increased social media overall during the COVID-19 pandemic, this study examined social media activity among cardiothoracic surgery programs. It was found that cardiothoracic program social media presence has increased during the pandemic, with the most activity occurring on Twitter.
November 21, 2022
This video demonstrates a technique for colonic interposition to restore enteric continuity after a failed Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy, with “supercharging” of the colonic conduit performed via additional arterial inflow and venous outflow.
November 15, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Nick Maskell, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Bristol; Honorary Consultant Chest Physician at North Bristol NHS Trust in the U.K.; and Chair of Trustees for Mesothelioma U.K. In this video, he discusses an investigation of an undiagnosed unilateral pleural effusion.
November 15, 2022
This video shows a case of a large post-intubation tracheal laceration repair performed by robotic assisted thoracoscopic surgery with a veno-venous ECMO support. It demonstrates the enormous potential of these two technological tools when applied together for selected complex cases of tracheal diseases.

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