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Thoracic

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.
November 11, 2022
This study assessed the use of regional analgesia in the reduction of postoperative opioid use in patients undergoing a sternotomy. Researchers used factors such as amount of opioids used, pain scores, and recovery time to determine if the method was effective.
November 10, 2022
This video shows resection of a giant mediastinal mass while avoiding sternotomy, performed by RATS.
November 8, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Gary Lee, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Western Australia; Consultant and Head of Pleural Services at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Australia; and co-authored Conservative vs. International Treatment for Spontaneous Pneumothorax. In this video, he discusses an update on pneumothorax management.
November 7, 2022
This video illustrates a robotic left lateral basilar (S9) segmentectomy and the relevant anatomy.
November 4, 2022
Although equitable access to care is critical to proper surgical lung cancer management, quality measures (QMs) that assess preoperative access to care are lacking. This study determined the relationship between meeting several preoperative QMs and various short- and long-term outcomes.

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