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Thoracic

July 13, 2021
This is a report and video of a successful slide tracheobronchoplasty for right mainstem bronchial agenesis.
July 12, 2021
Dr Bode Falase is a consultant and an associate professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria.
July 12, 2021
In this article, Dr. Farber et al. describe the acceptable five year outcomes of using the Conformable GORE® TAG® thoracic endoprosthesis (CTAG) device (W.L. Gore and Associates, Flagstaff, AZ) for thoracic endovascular repair (TEVAR) of blunt aortic injuries in a prospective, single-arm study among 111 patients.   
July 12, 2021
In this article, Dr. Skelhorne-Gross et al. discuss the utility of a standardized minimal opioid pain prescription post minimally invasive thoracic surgery to limit postoperative opioid prescriptions.
July 12, 2021
In this article, Jacobs et al. provide a multi-institutional outcomes review of 200 consecutive patients with confirmed COVID-19 supported with ECMO. The mean time on ECMO was 15 days with survival on VV-ECMO of 46.3% and survival on VA-ECMO of 25%.
July 7, 2021
Robotic left upper lobe sleeve lobectomy on a 20-years-old man with typical carcinoid tumor in the left upper lobe bronchus.
July 1, 2021
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA), the American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology (AmSECT), and the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM) published an update to the "2011 Update to The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Blood
June 30, 2021
The authors describe a case scenario and present the technical aspects of a right upper lobe anterior (S3) segmentectomy.
June 27, 2021
Welcome to the new CTSNet Global portal!
June 25, 2021
Data from the Esodata project used more than 8,000 patients undergoing esophagectomy for cancer to develop a risk prediction score for 90-day mortality.  Development and validation groups were used.  There were 10 variables that emerged as significant predictors, and weighted values were developed into the model.  The model identified 5 risk levels f

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