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In this video, using a simulator, the authors show how to deal with a graft flattening and kinking at the anastomotic site—a common error in diamond-shaped sequential anastomoses.
March 16, 2023
Although they are not as common as other thoracic procedures, esophageal procedures are important for every thoracic surgeon to have in their library of knowledge. These five videos demonstrate different techniques for esophagectomy, hiatal hernia repair, and more.
March 15, 2023
This video demonstrates a hybrid robotic assisted right upper lobectomy with en bloc chest wall resection for a Pancoast tumor.
March 14, 2023
This is a video of a reinforced Ross Procedure for a 44-year-old female who presented with acute onset chest pain and heart failure due to acute aortic insufficiency caused by a commissural rupture and aortic leaflet perforation.
March 13, 2023
This video demonstrates the removal of an anterior mediastinal mass, which was confirmed as an ectopic parathyroid adenoma, via a robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.
March 9, 2023
A variety of procedures make up CTSNet’s catalog of heart valve content, which has continued to expand as surgeons increasingly focus on perfecting valve surgeries. Explore five of the most popular heart valve videos on the site in the past year and let us know your favorite in the comments.
March 8, 2023
This video shows the unique bicaval technique for implantation of a donor heart.
March 7, 2023
This video demonstrates the authors’ technique of cardiectomy in orthotopic heart transplantation, leaving the recipient's atrial septum.
March 6, 2023
This video demonstrates the health system’s previously described approach to a total minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy in a hostile abdomen.
March 2, 2023
This video shows the case of a six-year-old boy who underwent repair of a scimitar syndrome via a vertical right axillary thoracotomy.
March 1, 2023
Watch as Dr. Meindert Palmen, from Leiden University Medical Center, performs and annotates a robotic mitral repair using the SimuForm™ Annuloplasty Ring.