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May 8, 2019
The authors present a thymectomy that was performed for a 49-year-old woman with a history of breast carcinoma who had a positron emission tomography–positive lesion at the level of the anterior mediastinum.
May 6, 2019
The authors present a uniportal left videothoracoscopic procedure to remove a cystic lesion, immediately adjacent to the right ventricle, the pulmonary artery, and the pulmonary valve without any infiltration.
May 3, 2019
My3DLung is an interactive animated tool best used by physicians in the office to explain the anatomy of the lung before and after surgery.
May 2, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, Jacqueline Olive of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, moderates a discussion on making the most of networking and career development opportunities at cardiothoracic surgery meetings.
May 1, 2019
This video shows a right upper lobe microlobectomy during which the author used the stapler to perform a double stapling twice, hence the “Double Double.”
April 29, 2019
This video demonstrates decortication performed for a patient with multiple tension collections.
April 24, 2019
This video presents a successful robotic S9-S10 right segmentectomy assisted by a multimodal reconstruction imaging system.
April 22, 2019
This video demonstrates a thoracoscopic right upper lobectomy, performed using the Harmonic HD as the main dissecting instrument.
April 15, 2019
These reference videos describe how to perform surgical bronchoscopy, discuss how to identify normal and abnormal findings, and give a gist of how the thoracic surgeon assesses the bronchial tree.
Nail Gun Impacted in the Chest Wall: Report of a Failed Trail of Home Extraction by Patient’s Relatives
April 12, 2019
The authors describe a 22-year-old carpenter who presented two hours after a nail gun injury to the manubrium sterni without hemodynamic compromise.