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Minimally Invasive Portal

January 19, 2016
This video presents the case of a 74-year-old patient, who suffered from recurrent pneumonias due to the presence of bronchiectasis in the lung. A VATS anatomical resection of the anterior upper lobe segment (S3) was performed.
January 18, 2016
HOCM with a high intracavitary gradient is a challenging operation. The endoscopic transmitral approach provides the surgeon with better visualization of the hypertrophic muscle to be resected.
January 13, 2016
This video demonstrates the technical strategy for the resection of a complex posterior mediastinal cyst.
January 11, 2016
The authors present the case of a mediastinal teratoma abutting the right upper lobe, compressing the superior vena cava (SVC) and innominate vein.
January 4, 2016
This video demonstrates a trans-xiphoideusal single port lobectomy in a 52-year-old female patient.
December 14, 2015
This video demonstrates an extended thymectomy through a subxiphoid port in a 51-year-old female patient, who presented with a 2.5 cm thymoma and myasthenia gravis.
December 10, 2015
This video shows how the use of intrathoracic CO2 insufflation opens up the cervical space to allow for excellent visualization of the superior horns.
December 8, 2015
This video shows a laparoscopic resection of a symptomatic esophageal pulsion diverticulum arising from the abdominal esophagus, in a patient with hypertensive lower esophageal sphincter (HLES).
December 2, 2015
This video shows a right axillary Edwards SAPIEN 3 TAVR implanted through the new apical Certitude delivery system, in a patient with severe aortic stenosis. The postoperative follow-up was uneventful and the patient was discharged home on postoperative day three.
December 1, 2015
This video demonstrates a right upper lobe microlobectomy. It illustrates the complete division of the right upper lobe vein using only the Ethicon Enseal, a bipolar energy device.