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Thoracic

January 4, 2023
With the recent publication of two large, multicenter, randomized trials showing equivalent or even improved survival for segmental versus lobar resection of small (≤2 cm) stage I non-small cell lung cancer (1,2), there is greater onus among thoracic surgeons to be able to perform anatomic segmentectomy. 
January 2, 2023
This video demonstrates one case in the increase of typical and atypical lung segmentectomies following the implementation and adoption of robotic platforms.
December 29, 2022
This year, CTSNet published a variety of educational content, including webinars, clinical videos, and more. We are closing out another year with a roundup of the top-viewed content published on our global platform throughout 2022.
December 26, 2022
This is a video of the very first lobectomy performed with the Versius system on the American continent.
December 21, 2022
This study aimed to determine the cost-effectiveness of receiving surgical resection for non-small cell lung cancer at hospitals that perform at least forty lung resections annually.
December 19, 2022
This video demonstrates how video assisted thoracoscopy surgery can be utilized for successful lung detorsion in symptomatic individuals.
December 15, 2022
CTSNet’s Step-By-Step series uses diagrams and surgical videos to illustrate key technical elements of nine basic cardiothoracic surgical procedures. The series provides essential knowledge for trainees and beginning surgeons, and is helpful for those at any point in their career.
December 13, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Anthony Gallagher. He is the Director of Research and Learning at Orsi Academy in Belgium and a leading exponent and international expert in design, application, and validation of virtual reality simulation in medicine. In this video, he presents on proficiency-based progression simulation training.
December 12, 2022
This video presents technical aspects of an outside the thoracic cage (OTC) robotic right upper lobectomy (RUL) through a subcostal approach, avoiding intercostal instrumentation and therefore the potential damage to the intercostal bundle.

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