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In this CTSNet Interview, Mara Antonoff discusses the background, inspiration, and career stepping stones with Dr Yolonda Colson, the newly elected vice president of AATS.
June 26, 2019
This video demonstrates the team training program at the authors’ institution and crisis resource management during major bleeding in robot-assisted thoracic surgery.
June 26, 2019
This Nontechnical Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery series from Guest Editor Professor Jean-Marc Baste highlights the importance of skills that are critical for leading cardiothoracic surgical teams effectively.
June 26, 2019
Anterior mediastinal ectopic thyroid occurs in 1% of all cases of ectopic thyroid tissue; a transcervical approach for resection is an excellent option, when feasible, and it avoids intercostal manipulation and pain.
June 24, 2019
John Dark, of Freeman Hospital and Newcastle University in the UK, discusses outcomes for lung transplantation, focusing on his center's experience with ex vivo lung perfusion.
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.

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