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Thoracic

October 13, 2022
With the aim to compare the pain medicines bupivacaine and liposomal bupivacaine, minimally invasive lobectomy patients were randomly assigned to either medicine and monitored after surgery. Both postoperative pain level and treatment cost were compared.
October 13, 2022
This article presents a novel andragogical approach to graduate and undergraduate medical education tailored to younger technologically inclined generations, applied to cardiothoracic surgery.
October 12, 2022
This video gives tips and tricks in uniportal S10 segmentectomy utilizing indocyanine green (ICG), detailed explanation of the procedure, and tips for instruments used.
October 11, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Crispin Hiley, associate professor with tenure in radiation oncology at UCL, consultant clinical oncologist at UCLH, and a member of the expert group which authored the Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer Royal College of Radiologists Consensus Statement. In this video, he discusses proton beam therapy for non-small-cell lung carcinoma.
October 10, 2022
This video illustrates the background and technique of robotic selective sympathectomy.
October 6, 2022
In conducting the largest study to date supporting the current medical consensus that recommends surgery only for patients with a thoracic aneurysm that is 5.5 centimeters or larger, the authors found that the overall risk for patients below that standard is low.
October 4, 2022
In anticipation of the 36th Annual European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS) Meeting, CTSNet met with two representatives of the association. Dr. Rafael Sádaba Sagredo, secretary general and chair of the EACTS Education Committee, joined the discussion alongside Dr.
October 4, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Miltiadis Krokidis, vascular and interventional radiologist at Areteion University Hospital and assistant professor at the Medical School of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece. In this video, he discusses ablative consolidative therapies for advanced lung cancer.
October 4, 2022
This video demonstrates uniportal robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (RATS) and its advantages in the treatment of early stage lung cancer.
September 30, 2022
Chronic post-surgical pain (CPSP) is especially prevalent after thoracotomy but is not well-studied in elderly adults. The authors of this study surveyed thoracotomy and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery patients to establish a prediction model for CPSP in those sixty-five and older.

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