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September 28, 2017
Marc Moon of the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, discusses the factors that define high risk for cardiac surgery patients and strategies to address this risk.
September 27, 2017
This article describes an entirely hand-sewn VATS intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomosis technique in a 64-year-old woman with a T2N0M0 adenocarcinoma of the lower third of the esophagus.
September 26, 2017
In this video, the authors present the case of a patient with an extensive thoracic aorta aneurysm, who was treated with a two-stage hybrid approach.
September 25, 2017
In this discussion filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, two surgeons present their experience using sutureless aortic valves.
September 21, 2017
John Puskas of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States, discusses the evidence for using arterial grafts in coronary bypass surgery.
September 20, 2017
This video shows a successful robot-assisted right middle lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer.
September 19, 2017
This article and accompanying video describe the anatomy of the right and left recurrent laryngeal nerves, aiming to dissipate taboos, myths, and fears surrounding them.
September 18, 2017
The posterior segment of the right upper lobe lends itself to a straightforward anatomic resection. Understanding the anatomy is key, and the authors present two cases that illustrate a stepwise approach.
September 14, 2017
Samer Nashef of Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK discusses the indications for and variation in surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.
September 13, 2017
A life-sized chest model with a lifelike texture was developed to simulate thoracoscopic surgery. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for right lower lobectomy was performed using the model.