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This video shows a thoracic surgical tutorial detailing a VATS microportal utility incision free mediastinal lymph node biopsy on 31-year-old woman with suspected lymphoma.
June 24, 2015
This clinical case describes the successful treatment of severe aortic stenosis in a patient whose aortic anatomy precluded the traditional TAo approach. A 10mm Dacron graft was anastomosed end-to-side to provide adequate distance between the aortic annulus and the sheath insertion site.
June 23, 2015
This video demonstrates the performance of a VATS trisegmentectomy on a patient with a left upper lobe cT1aN0 adenocarcinoma.
June 16, 2015
This video shows the surgical technique for a single-port thymectomy through an infrasternal approach.
June 15, 2015
This video documents the author's technique for robotic diaphragm plication.
June 1, 2015
This video shows an aortic valve replacement in a patient with severe aortic stenosis through a minimally invasive right thoracotomy approach. The postoperative follow-up was uneventful and the patient was discharged on post-operative day six.
May 21, 2015
In March 2015, the first successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) was performed at the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. In this interview, recorded via Google Hangouts, Joel Dunning talks with Atiq Rehman of Lourdes Health System, NJ, and Kamran Baig of Trent Cardiac Centre,UK, about this development.
May 13, 2015
Filmed at the 2015 SCTS Annual Meeting in Manchester, UK, Leanne Harling and Mattia Glauber discuss topics in minimally invasive valve repair and replacement.
May 12, 2015
This video demonstrates a peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM).
May 4, 2015
This video demonstrates a VATS repair of a symptomatic adult congenital right Bochdalek hernia and plication of the diaphragm.
April 30, 2015
In this interview with Joel Dunning, Henrik Hansen discusses his 15 years of experience performing VATS lobectomies, and reflects on the current status of the approach.

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