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Watch Live-in-a-Box Microlobectomy and Microthymectomy Surgical Videos Performed in Bologna, Italy

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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Source Name: Medtronic Education


Joel Dunning, Piergiorgio Solli, Luca Bertolaccini

Click on the link below and register for free to gain access to two operations that were performed live in Bologna, Italy, on October 1st, 2018.

The first video is a right upper lobe microthymectomy with energy division of the posterior ascending artery and tumour retrieval from a subxiphoid port with lymphadenectomy, followed by a presentation about microlobectomy. 

Next, there is a case that was set up as for a microthymectomy. The authors used the flexdex needle holder and the L-hook ligasure device, which is a ligasure and a hook cautery in one. In fact, while the case was set up as a thymectomy and the approach was that used for a thymectomy, the mass turned out to be a solitary fibrous tumour of the pleura. It was 6cm in size, so this was again removed through a subxiphoid port and the patient made an excellent recovery. 

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