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Guest Editor Series - Thoracic

August 5, 2022
The segmentectomy procedure is emerging as the preferred resection treatment for select patients with stage IA NSCLC < 2cm. This preference is supported by a mountain of retrospective data and the survival advantage noted in the recently reported JCOG 0802 trial.
August 4, 2022
This case details a left S10 anatomic resection using a RATS approach and 3D planning.
August 4, 2022
This video presents the new uniportal pure robotic-assisted thoracic surgery approach for a left S9-S10 bisegmentectomy.
August 3, 2022
This video highlights a segmental anatomy operation, a key point in VATS and RATS segmentectomy procedures.
August 2, 2022
This video depicts a technique for the localization of small pulmonary lesions and sublobar resection via robotic-assisted bronchoscopic dye marking and two-port VATS left lower lobe apical segmentectomy.
August 1, 2022
Four decades ago, the very first patients were enrolled into the Lung Cancer Study Group. It was a randomized, controlled trial that compared lobectomy to limited resection for biopsy-proven T1N0 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The results of this study were published in 1995.
July 2, 2019
The author discusses how nontechnical skills and forming a shared mental model for VATS lobectomy teams enhances performance.
June 27, 2019
This video explores the decision-making models currently used in healthcare, offering an introduction to the optimal way of matching these models to the context toward the goal of improved patient outcomes.
June 26, 2019
This video demonstrates the team training program at the authors’ institution and crisis resource management during major bleeding in robot-assisted thoracic surgery.
June 26, 2019
This Nontechnical Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery series from Guest Editor Professor Jean-Marc Baste highlights the importance of skills that are critical for leading cardiothoracic surgical teams effectively.

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