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Federico Venuta of the University of Rome in Italy presents a discussion on surgery for invasive lung cancer.
October 31, 2018
The authors present a video of a robotic assisted pulmonary segmentectomy of the anterior segment of the right upper lobe (S3) for a metastatic nodule.
October 25, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Lisa Brown of UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California, USA, moderates a discussion on the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
October 24, 2018
This video demonstrates the surgical treatment of a 71-year-old patient with multifocal lung cancer who initially underwent a left VATS upper lobectomy, followed by a robotic completion pneumonectomy.
October 17, 2018
Find it here: the 32nd EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy
October 17, 2018
The authors present the first report of a GelPOINT Alexis® wound retractor used for carbon dioxide-aided pulmonary VATS bilobectomy.
October 15, 2018
The authors discuss a right unipulmonary transplant for pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis, a rare indication for lung transplantation.
October 11, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jill Ley of the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California, USA, moderates a discussion on developing and fostering cardiothoracic surgical teams.
October 11, 2018
Donna Eaton of the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, presents a discussion on the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in thoracic surgery.
October 8, 2018
This video demonstrates a posterolateral thoracotomy. The authors detail the procedure in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
October 3, 2018
This video demonstrates a robotic right upper lobe posterior segmentectomy using indocyanine green guidance for a 73-year-old female who had had a previous left lower lobectomy.

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