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Brian Mitzman interviews CTSNet President Douglas E. Wood about the options for oncologic thoracic surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 17, 2019
The authors present the case of a 57-year old man with a pulmonary sequestration with an abnormal large artery situated in the inferior pulmonary ligament.
June 17, 2019
This article reports a clinical case of fatal blunt subclavian artery injury with profound hemorrhagic shock that was treated successfully by aggressive resuscitation associated with urgent thoracotomy.
June 10, 2019
The authors present a video-assisted thoracoscopic left upper lobectomy performed for pulmonary aspergillosis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.
June 4, 2019
The authors report a very rare case of distal migration of ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter into the left lower lobe of the lung.
June 3, 2019
The authors discuss the management of massive Morgagni hernia with right heart compression.
May 27, 2019
This video details the operative management of a relatively rare problem of gastrobronchial fistula following esophagectomy for esophageal cancer.
May 22, 2019
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.
May 20, 2019
This article presents a rare case of an infarct of the residual upper lobe following a right upper lobectomy, which presented with opacity in the right upper zone and was reported as a “gossypiboma” by a radiologist.
May 8, 2019
The authors present a thymectomy that was performed for a 49-year-old woman with a history of breast carcinoma who had a positron emission tomography–positive lesion at the level of the anterior mediastinum.
May 6, 2019
The authors present a uniportal left videothoracoscopic procedure to remove a cystic lesion, immediately adjacent to the right ventricle, the pulmonary artery, and the pulmonary valve without any infiltration.

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