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This video demonstrates a robot-assisted upper left lobectomy using the da Vinci Si platform as surgical treatment for a lung adenocarcinoma that had been previously submitted to immunotherapy.
January 17, 2019
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Ourania Preventza of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, moderates a discussion on diversity and inclusion in cardiothoracic surgery.
January 17, 2019
Prakash P. Punjabi of the Imperial College in London, UK, presents the argument for conventional approaches for the treatment of mitral valve disease.
January 16, 2019
The authors demonstrate a robotic right lower lobectomy with utilization of subxiphoid assistant port for a 35 mm lung nodule secondary to metastatic adenocarcinoma of the colon.
January 14, 2019
The authors discuss the safety and advantages of the subxiphoid approach and achieving radical resection of thymoma.
January 10, 2019
Enoch Akowuah of the James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough, United Kingdom, discusses key aspects of the UK Mini Mitral Trial and sets the scene for a debate on median sternotomy versus minithoracotomy for degenerative mitral valve disease.
January 10, 2019
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Douglas Wood of the University of Washington in Seattle moderates a debate on the criteria that should be used to select which patients should undergo lung cancer screening.
January 9, 2019
The authors discuss the bronchoscopic treatment of chickpea inhalation in a 2-year-old child with mediastinal and subcutaneous emphysema.
January 8, 2019
In this series of online lectures, the authors cover fundamental concepts and techniques in myocardial perfusion.
January 2, 2019
As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet staff present the ten most popular roundtable discussions published in 2018.
December 19, 2018
The authors present a surgical video of a right VATS esophageal diverticulectomy and myotomy, along with advice for carrying out this procedure.

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