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The authors describe the thoracoscopic resection of a massive left atrial myxoma that was causing functional mitral stenosis.
October 15, 2018
The authors discuss a right unipulmonary transplant for pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis, a rare indication for lung transplantation.
October 11, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jill Ley of the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California, USA, moderates a discussion on developing and fostering cardiothoracic surgical teams.
October 11, 2018
Donna Eaton of the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, presents a discussion on the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in thoracic surgery.
October 9, 2018
The authors demonstrate a successful pulmonary thromboendarterectomy, performed for a 37-year-old woman with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
October 8, 2018
This video demonstrates a posterolateral thoracotomy. The authors detail the procedure in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
October 4, 2018
Umberto Benedetto of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK presents a discussion on the benefits of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery for high risk patients.
October 3, 2018
This video demonstrates a robotic right upper lobe posterior segmentectomy using indocyanine green guidance for a 73-year-old female who had had a previous left lower lobectomy.
October 2, 2018
This video demonstrates the insertion of postoperative temporary epicardial pacing wires. The authors detail the procedure in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
October 1, 2018
Shanda Blackmon discusses the various types of paraesophageal hernias and the ways in which patients present, proposes a management algorithm, and demonstrates how she performs repairs.
September 28, 2018
Find it here: the 5th International VATS Symposium in Monza, Italy.

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