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During the 2023 59th Annual STS Meeting, Professor Marc Gerdisch, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Franciscan Health Heart Center, was kind enough to sit down with CTSNet Associate Editor Jill Ley to... More
October 4, 2022
In anticipation of the 36th Annual European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS) Meeting, CTSNet met with two representatives of the association. Dr. Rafael Sádaba Sagredo, secretary general and chair of the EACTS Education Committee, joined the discussion alongside Dr.
October 4, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Miltiadis Krokidis, vascular and interventional radiologist at Areteion University Hospital and assistant professor at the Medical School of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece. In this video, he discusses ablative consolidative therapies for advanced lung cancer.
October 4, 2022
This video demonstrates uniportal robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (RATS) and its advantages in the treatment of early stage lung cancer.
September 30, 2022
A roundup of the most popular CTSNet articles from September 2022.
September 29, 2022
This video demonstrates the technique for placement of subpleural On-Q catheters for prolonged continuous infusion of local anesthetic following robotic thoracic surgery.
September 22, 2022
A seventy-one-year-old man with biopsy-proven right upper lobe adenocarcinoma and a prior surgical history of right upper lobe apical posterior segmentectomy underwent a robotic assisted extrapleural completion lobectomy.
September 20, 2022
This video shows a uniportal robotic right lower lobectomy for a large right lower lobe tumor.
September 19, 2022
This episode of Brompton Grand Rounds features Nasser Altorki, professor of cardiothoracic surgery and the Director of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center with expertise in minimally invasive lung and esophageal surgery in the US. In this video, he discusses sub-lobar resection for lung cancer.
September 16, 2022
This episode of Brompton Grand Rounds features Julia Rotow, medical oncologist at Dana Farber Cancer Institute with interest and expertise on NSCLC, EGFR positive lung cancer, lung cancer and lung adenocarcinoma in the US. In this video, she discusses targeted treatments in the multi-modality management of early lung cancer.
September 15, 2022
Diego Gonzalez Rivas describes the evolution of his new technique to combine uniportal VATS with robotic surgery.

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