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May 17, 2017
Richard Whyte of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, discusses the evidence in favor of lung volume reduction surgery for patients with emphysema.
May 10, 2017
David Taggart of John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom, considers the evidence for the best second choice conduit for CABG after the left internal mammary.
May 4, 2017
Malcolm Dalrymple-Hay of Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Plymouth, United Kingdom, discusses the practicalities of setting up a surgical program for lone atrial fibrillation.
April 27, 2017
Gonzalo Varela of Salamanca University Hospital, Spain, reviews the evidence for the operative fixation of traumatic rib fractures.
April 20, 2017
Peter Licht of Odense University Hospital, Denmark, discusses the increasing use of the VATS approach in general thoracic surgery, and considers potential future developments.
Combined Pulmonary Artery Sleeve Resection / Left Upper Lobectomy and Extended Resection of the Thoracic Aorta After TEVAR for T4 Lung Cancer
April 17, 2017
The authors present a case in which they performed a left upper lobectomy and sleeve resection of the left pulmonary artery and extended resection of the thoracic aortic wall after the placement of an endoluminal prosthesis (TEVAR).
April 13, 2017
Thierry Carrel of University Hospital Bern, Switzerland, discusses outcomes of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery, and explores the possible contraindications of minimally invasive approaches.
April 6, 2017
Pala Rajesh of Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK, argues that VATS sympathectomy is a useful procedure that contains clinical value for patients with thoracic sympathetic blockade.
March 29, 2017
Steven Livesey of Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK, discusses the anatomy of Barlow's mitral valve and the options for correction.
March 24, 2017
Paul Van Schil of Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium argues that surgery offers the best outcome for patients with mesothelioma.