Alessandro Brunelli of St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom, discusses the benefits of digital chest drainage after lobectomy and segmentectomy.
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December 18, 2014
November 4, 2014
Gilbert Massard of the Centre Hospitalier, France discusses the surgical treatment of thoracic infections, including: empyema, aspergillosis, and tuberculosis.
October 8, 2014
Stephen Yang of Johns Hopkins discusses the importance of mentorship in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Yang encourages fellow surgeons to become active mentors to medical students as well as CT surgery residents, and shares advice for mentoring millennials.
September 18, 2014
Victor Trastek, Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, discusses the importance of professionalism and mentoring in healthcare, with an emphasis on thoracic surgery.
August 14, 2014
Laurie Fenton Ambrose, President and CEO of the Lung Cancer Alliance, discusses lung cancer screening from the patient’s perspective.
July 8, 2014
Stephanie Worrel discusses the use of lobectomy in lung cancer patients over 75 years old, and the impact robotic lobectomy has on outcomes.
July 3, 2014
Ara Vaporciyan, Deputy Chair of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, discusses new electronic education opportunities that can enhance the training of cardiothoracic surgery residents.
June 26, 2014
Joseph Shrager, Chief of the Stanford Division of Thoracic Surgery, discusses the process of establishing a lung cancer screening program.
June 24, 2014
Raja Flores, Professor and Chairman of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Thoracic Surgery, discusses the use of pleurectomy and decortication in the treatment of mesothelioma.
June 12, 2014
Francis Nichols of the Mayo Clinic discusses use and implantation techniques of a LINX device to manage gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).