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February 21, 2017
This video describes an unusual case of sinus of Valsalva aneurysm rupture, which presented as acute appendicitis and clinical sepsis. ECMO initiation is an absolute contraindication in the setting of unrestricted pulmonary blood flow.
February 17, 2017
Eric Lim of the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, describes the benefits of using an endochamelon camera for performing VATS lobectomy.
February 16, 2017
Tristan Yan of the Sydney Adventist Hospital, Sydney, Australia, and Martin Misfeld of the Leipzig Heart Institute, Leipzig, Germany, discuss their preferred methods for peripheral cannulation in minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
February 15, 2017
This video demonstrates a uniportal anatomical fissureless VATS resection of the lingular segment in a 65-year-old patient with metachronous metastatic supraglottic carcinoma.
February 14, 2017
This video demonstrates a "floating valve" technique to reduce patient-prosthesis mismatch in cases of small aortic roots.
February 13, 2017
This video shows a three-port VATS left upper trisegmentectomy and superior lower lobe segmentectomy for ground glass lesions.
February 9, 2017
In a roundtable filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a group of experts discuss innovations in surgery for thymoma.
February 8, 2017
Professor Stephen Westaby of John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, gives an overview of the use of temporary mechanical support for postcardiotomy failure.
February 7, 2017
This video demonstrates a technique for bypass of a calcified mitral valve with an extracardiac valved conduit.
February 6, 2017
The objective of this video is to demonstrate several tools and techniques used to salvage a traumatic posterior membranous tracheal tear that occurred during an intubation in the field.