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This video demonstrates a right upper lobectomy enhanced by thoracic LigaSure and Medtronic Signia.
July 11, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, Mara Antonoff of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center moderates a discussion on building a practice early in one's career.
July 10, 2019
This video demonstrates a lingula-sparing microlobectomy performed for primary pulmonary malignancy.
July 8, 2019
This video demonstrates the common pitfalls of robot-assisted esophagectomy and presents tips and techniques to performing the Ivor Lewis and McKeown procedures.
July 2, 2019
The author discusses how nontechnical skills and forming a shared mental model for VATS lobectomy teams enhances performance.
June 27, 2019
This video explores the decision-making models currently used in healthcare, offering an introduction to the optimal way of matching these models to the context toward the goal of improved patient outcomes.
June 26, 2019
This video demonstrates the team training program at the authors’ institution and crisis resource management during major bleeding in robot-assisted thoracic surgery.
June 26, 2019
This Nontechnical Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery series from Guest Editor Professor Jean-Marc Baste highlights the importance of skills that are critical for leading cardiothoracic surgical teams effectively.
June 26, 2019
Anterior mediastinal ectopic thyroid occurs in 1% of all cases of ectopic thyroid tissue; a transcervical approach for resection is an excellent option, when feasible, and it avoids intercostal manipulation and pain.
June 24, 2019
John Dark, of Freeman Hospital and Newcastle University in the UK, discusses outcomes for lung transplantation, focusing on his center's experience with ex vivo lung perfusion.
June 17, 2019
The authors present the case of a 57-year old man with a pulmonary sequestration with an abnormal large artery situated in the inferior pulmonary ligament.

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