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Thoracic

July 15, 2022
In this article, the authors provide an expert opinion on the developments, current landscape, and direction in which ex vivo lung perfusion will undertake. 
July 12, 2022
This video illustrates the minimally invasive surgical management of a recurrent pectus excavatum using an Anatomik Modelling implant.
July 11, 2022
This episode of Brompton Grand Rounds features Blair Marshall, thoracic surgeon at Brigham and Women's hospital, and associate professor of thoracic surgery at Harvard Medical School in the United States of America. In this video, Professor Marshall discusses minimally invasive thoracic outlet syndrome surgery.
July 8, 2022
Adequate postoperative pain management after thoracic surgery is crucial to prevent of respiratory complications, but use of morphine can be problematic for some patients.
July 4, 2022
This episode of Brompton Grand Rounds features Gaetano Rocco, thoracic surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the United States of America, expert in chest wall reconstruction following surgery to remove chest wall tumors. In this video, Dr. Rocco discusses advances in chest wall reconstruction surgery.
June 30, 2022
Australian cardiothoracic surgeon Nikki Stamp recalls instances where she faced explicit discrimination for being a woman in the surgical field. She mentions the mistreatment of women in terms of job placement, work culture, and bullying. After years of dealing with pervasive sexism, she became an industry whistleblower.
June 29, 2022
Watch the June 18 recording of the ISMICS 2022 Thoracic Masters Session 3A: My Favorite Case.
June 27, 2022
This episode of Brompton Grand Rounds features David Jones, Chief of Thoracic Surgery at MSKCC and Vice-Chair of Quality in the Department of Surgery, Co-Director of Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research, Chair of the NIH/NCI Tumor Progression and Metastasis (TPM) study section. In this video, Professor David Jones discusses surgery for oligometastatic disease.
June 23, 2022
A Columbia University cardiologist calls out a lack of diversity in respected medical journal editorial boards. His analysis demonstrates that as of October 2020, of fifty-one editorial board members at the New England Journal of Medicine, just one was Black and one was Hispanic, four were East Asian, and two were South Asian.
June 23, 2022
As a child, this CT surgeon in-training wore the toy stethoscope her father gave her and followed his instruction to practice stitches on a banana. He noticed her attention to details, and picked up on her potential. Fast forward to a recent memorable moment at Washington University in St. Louis when they performed their first heart surgery together.

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