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Thoracic

September 30, 2022
A roundup of the most popular CTSNet articles from September 2022.
September 29, 2022
This video demonstrates the technique for placement of subpleural On-Q catheters for prolonged continuous infusion of local anesthetic following robotic thoracic surgery.
September 26, 2022
This article and video describe a robotic right upper sleeve lobectomy for the treatment of a non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), with regard to both relevant anatomy and surgical technique.
September 23, 2022
This study aimed to establish risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE), a significant cause of mortality in lung cancer surgical patients. Unlike in surgical specialties that have adopted postdischarge VTE prophylaxis, in thoracic surgery the evidence is scarce.
September 23, 2022
As robotic surgery continues to advance and become a more established method in cardiothoracic and other surgical specialties, concerns have arisen surrounding cybersecurity. Healthcare systems are particularly vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks, and the complex nature of robotic surgery systems creates additional risk.
September 22, 2022
A seventy-one-year-old man with biopsy-proven right upper lobe adenocarcinoma and a prior surgical history of right upper lobe apical posterior segmentectomy underwent a robotic assisted extrapleural completion lobectomy.
September 20, 2022
This video shows a uniportal robotic right lower lobectomy for a large right lower lobe tumor.
September 19, 2022
This episode of Brompton Grand Rounds features Nasser Altorki, professor of cardiothoracic surgery and the Director of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center with expertise in minimally invasive lung and esophageal surgery in the US. In this video, he discusses sub-lobar resection for lung cancer.
September 16, 2022
This episode of Brompton Grand Rounds features Julia Rotow, medical oncologist at Dana Farber Cancer Institute with interest and expertise on NSCLC, EGFR positive lung cancer, lung cancer and lung adenocarcinoma in the US. In this video, she discusses targeted treatments in the multi-modality management of early lung cancer.
September 15, 2022
Diego Gonzalez Rivas describes the evolution of his new technique to combine uniportal VATS with robotic surgery.

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