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An overview of CTSNet's Guest Editor Series' over the past two years, including videos curated by Konstadinos Plestis, Marc Gerdish, Virginia Litle, Eduard Quintana, and Alan Sihoe.
February 16, 2022
This apical segmentectomy was performed by uniportal approach. Indocyanine green was injected into the blood via a peripheral vein to identify the intersegmental plane, allowing more accurate segmentectomies.
February 10, 2022
The penetration of uniportal VATS for lung cancer surgery has pushed surgeons to perform complex sleeve resections using the same approach. This video demonstrates uniportal VATS bronchoplasty of the right middle lobe for a case of right lower lobe NSCLC.
February 9, 2022
A video vignette demonstrating the technique of an open sleeve lobectomy for a bronchial carcinoid tumor
February 7, 2022
This video demonstrates the technique of bronchoplasty for carcinoid tumors, where it is shown that complete lung preservation is possible even for tumors located at critical junctions.
February 4, 2022
Dr Gossot, current Head of the Thoracic Department at the Institut Mutualiste Montsouris hospital in Paris, France gave an update on sub-lobar resection.
February 3, 2022
This clinical video reviews how a virtual reality (PulmoVR) and 3D platform (Pulmo3D) have contributed to the planning and execution (including surgical steps) of a complex video assisted thoracoscopic surgical (VATS) S3 segmentectomy.
February 2, 2022
This video describes the case of a 50-year-old female with a history of a mediastinal neurofibroma, resected via a right posterolateral thoracotomy 17 years prior to presentation, who presented with a new extremely apical posterior mediastinal mass for which she underwent robotic resection.
January 31, 2022
This video demonstrates a case of successful removal of a fractured chemoport catheter (6.5cm) that embolized into the left pulmonary artery using a left video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) approach.
January 28, 2022
Professor Yang, Chair Professor of Internal Medicine at the National Taiwan University Hospital in Taiwan, gave a summary and presented the result of the TALENT study, which describes lung cancer screening in never smokers in Asia.
January 26, 2022
This video describes the management of an extended resection for thymoma invading the superior vena cava and other essential structures.

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