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Minimally Invasive Portal

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The authors present a useful resource in the management of pulmonary sequestration, with consideration given to advancements in robotic technology.
May 4, 2015
This video demonstrates a VATS repair of a symptomatic adult congenital right Bochdalek hernia and plication of the diaphragm.
April 23, 2015
John Conte, Robbin Cohen, and Todd Rosengart discuss minimally invasive cardiac surgery at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting.
February 18, 2015
Lymphangiomas, because of their underlying inherent properties—benign and fluid filled—make them ideal for a minimally invasive approach, in particular when involving the chest wall. However, there is limited experience with the use of these techniques in the management of these complex lesions.
October 15, 2014
Otto Dapunt of the Medical University of Graz, Austria, discusses the use of sutureless prostheses in minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.
September 17, 2014
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, using neck lines and an Edwards Intuity bioprosethesis.
September 15, 2014
CTSNet is pleased to announce the addition of a Minimally Invasive Portal to its educational resources. The portal is designed to become a comprehensive resource for minimally invasive CT surgery procedures.
September 10, 2014
Hugo Vanermen of the University of Leuven takes an in-depth look at the different options for mitral valve repair, including: quadrangular resection, triangular resection, and the "respect approach."
August 25, 2014
This video demonstrates a mini-bentall procedure, where an aortic root replacement with re-implantation of the coronary buttons is performed via a minimally invasive approach.
June 17, 2014
In this video, a single 3.5 cm incision was used for a VATS right upper lobectomy and lymph node dissection for non-small cell carcinoma in a 61-year-old female patient. The incision was only slightly larger than a chest tube insertion incision.
April 10, 2014
This article describes a standardized and reproducible trans-aortic TAVR approach with the Edwards Sapien valve and Ascendra 3 delivery system.

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