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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.
April 27, 2015
This video demonstrates an ASD closure via the transxiphoid approach, using a specially designed instrument for lifting the sternum anteriorly.
April 23, 2015
John Conte, Robbin Cohen, and Todd Rosengart discuss minimally invasive cardiac surgery at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting.
April 21, 2015
This video presents a single-port VATS right upper lobectomy for stage Ia NSCLC in an 81-year-old patient.
April 15, 2015
The authors present the case of a 36-year-old female with a past medical history of myasthenia gravis not responding to medication. A thymectomy was planned via a left mini-thoracotomy approach.
April 13, 2015
This video demonstrates a single-incision VATS (SIVATS) superior segmentectomy of the left lower lobe in a 49-year-old male patient.
March 19, 2015
In this discussion filmed at the EACTS 2014 Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Marko Turina and Mattia Glauber consider minimally invasive valve replacement, with a focus on the Perceval S sutureless valve.
February 25, 2015
Filmed at the EACTS 2014 Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Marko Turina and Sahin Senay discuss two robotic cardiac procedures.
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.
February 16, 2015
This video shows a very rare vascular injury occurring during VATS left upper lobectomy, and its repair. The case suggests some of the limitations of VATS procedures.
January 13, 2015
This video demonstrates a VATS lobectomy in which the hilar tissue is dissected from the anterior towards the posterior. This technique is designed to simplify the artery-first approach to VATS lobectomy.

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