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This video illustrates a procedure for a patient who was initially diagnosed with a duplication cyst, but was found to have a posterior mediastinal tumor in the superior sulcus during a VATS... More
August 7, 2017
The authors present a video demonstrating redo lung resection by VATS to show that previous surgery on the thorax does not contraindicate a minimally invasive re-intervention.
August 2, 2017
This clinical case describes the concomitant closure of an atrial septal defect and correction of pectus excavatum in a patient with Holt-Oram Syndrome.
July 31, 2017
This video explains a technique for closure of a tracheocutaneous fistula, an infrequent complication of a prolonged tracheostomy.
July 26, 2017
Douglas Mathisen of the Massachusetts General Hospital presents a detailed review of the current status of VATS lobectomy versus open lobectomy.
July 25, 2017
The authors share the case of a 15-year-old male patient with a rare presentation of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor.
July 20, 2017
This video shows a robotic lower bilobectomy for a rare carcinoid tumor.
July 17, 2017
The authors present the case of a 65-year-old male patient who, during an episode of pneumonia, underwent a bronchoscopy that revealed a right upper lobe endobronchial lesion.
July 12, 2017
In a discussion filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, a panel of current cardiothoracic surgery residents share their tips and tricks for thriving during residency and fellowship.
July 10, 2017
This video describes the technique of suturing a bovine pericardial patch to cover a large pericardial defect using the SILS Stitch device.
July 6, 2017
Rene Petersen of Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark discusses the advantages and disadvantages of different electrosurgical options available in thoracic surgery.

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