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Thoracic

November 1, 2022
This is a video of a right upper lobe apical uniportal segmentectomy utilizing Indocyanine green technology, performed by a resident, describing the anatomy and showing how training in complex segmentectomy is feasible and can be performed safely using uniportal access.
November 1, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Tomaz Stupnik, Head of Department at University Medical Centre Ljublkana in Slovenia; specialist in minimal access surgery; and innovator of the Stupnik model. In this video, he discusses practical models for surgical training.
October 28, 2022
A roundup of CTSNet's top content from October 2022.
October 28, 2022
A study was performed to assess the efficacy of topical vancomycin in the reduction of sternal wound infection (SWI), as this topic has become a point of contention. There was no difference between the vancomycin and saline control group at three months postoperatively, and similar findings were observed at one year.
October 28, 2022
This randomized trial assessed the efficacy of vacuum-assisted sternal closure as compared to primary closure technique in the treatment of post-cardiac surgery mediastinitis in a pediatric age group. Out of 101 patients, the chance of survival six months post-surgery was higher for the primary sternal closure group.
October 24, 2022
This video describes each step of a lung donor retrieval for lung transplant.
October 21, 2022
Lung transplant is a potentially life-saving option for patients with Covid-19-induced acute respiratory distress and pulmonary fibrosis. This study set out to determine whether Covid-19 lung transplant patients had comparable outcomes to other lung transplant recipients with similar lung function.
October 21, 2022
Because of the major developments in the treatment of esophageal cancer in recent decades, the authors of this study conducted it at a tertiary referral center to determine if long- and short-term survival rates had improved for patients who underwent esophagectomy from 1993 to 2018.
October 20, 2022
This video shows a right VATS radical thymectomy using a subxiphoid approach for a suspected thymoma associated with myasthenia gravis.
October 17, 2022
This video shows a robotic right upper lobectomy with a focus on technique, technical pearls, and anatomy.

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