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This video demonstrates a right upper lobectomy enhanced by thoracic LigaSure and Medtronic Signia.
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.
December 13, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Shanda Blackmon moderates a discussion on the role of women in cardiothoracic surgery.
December 10, 2018
This video demonstrates how imaging-assisted surgery can enhance the prospects of robotic pulmonary segmentectomy.

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