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Federico Venuta of the University of Rome in Italy presents a discussion on surgery for invasive lung cancer.
October 1, 2018
Shanda Blackmon discusses the various types of paraesophageal hernias and the ways in which patients present, proposes a management algorithm, and demonstrates how she performs repairs.
September 28, 2018
Find it here: the 5th International VATS Symposium in Monza, Italy.
September 26, 2018
This video demonstrates a robotic right upper lobe apical segmentectomy with a three-arm technique and a 10 mm assistant port as surgical treatment for a lung metastasis from colorectal carcinoma.
September 20, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jay Pal of the University of Colorado moderates a discussion on medical volunteerism.
September 20, 2018
Stephen D. Cassivi of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, presents a discussion on multidisciplinary approaches to the surgical treatment of stage Illa N2 disease.
September 19, 2018
A 50-year-old woman with severe emphysema due to smoking underwent lung volume reduction surgery of her right upper lobe.
September 3, 2018
The authors present a transsternal transpericardial approach to perform a left main bronchus sleeve resection for a rare diagnosis of intrabronchial primitive glomus tumor.
August 30, 2018
In this interview, Vaibhav Gupta and Shaf Keshavjee discuss ex vivo lung perfusion and being a surgeon-scientist.
August 29, 2018
The authors describe an innovative and previously little-reported technique for closing a tracheocutaneous fistula after prolonged tracheostomy, using a pectoral muscle-cutaneous flap to correct the persistent tracheocutaneous tissue defect.
August 23, 2018
Mark Ferguson of the University of Chicago moderates a discussion on technical innovations in minimally invasive thoracic surgery.

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