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During the 2023 59th Annual STS Meeting, Professor Marc Gerdisch, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Franciscan Health Heart Center, was kind enough to sit down with CTSNet Associate Editor Jill Ley to... More
September 15, 2022
Diego Gonzalez Rivas describes the evolution of his new technique to combine uniportal VATS with robotic surgery.
September 14, 2022
Over the past few years, CTSNet has published dozens of informative articles and videos on minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Minimally invasive techniques can be applied to mitral valve repair and replacement, CABG, and other procedures. Read on for five of our most popular posts on minimally invasive cardiac procedures from experts around the globe.
September 13, 2022
Drs. Diego and Mugurel take you through the setup of the Intuitive Xi Robotic System for Uniportal Thoracic Robotic Surgery.
September 8, 2022
Although laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is the most common procedure for hiatal hernia (HH) repair, HH recurrence because of the breakdown of the hiatoplasty and intrathoracic migration of the wrap has been reported as a common mechanism of failure after primary repair.
September 7, 2022
Preparation of the internal thoracic artery by left minithoracotomy is made difficult by the small surgical access. The use of an harmonic synergy combination hook blade can facilitate the procedure and make it safer.
September 1, 2022
As a contributor to the Guest Editor Series "Segmentectomy for Lung Cancer," Dr. Dominique Gossot runs through his three tips for perfecting a segmentectomy.
August 31, 2022
This video demonstrates robotic endoluminal bronchoscopy with Ion using cone beam CT.
August 30, 2022
August’s top content includes several items from our recent Guest Editor Series, "Segmentectomy for Lung Cancer," from guest editor Alan Sihoe, as well as two uniportal technique videos from thoracic surgeon Diego Gonzalez Rivas.
August 29, 2022
CTSNet presents this Edwards webinar recording featuring cardiac surgery experts Richard Shermin, Denis Bouchard, and Dee Dee Wang.
August 25, 2022
This is a surgical technique video of Dr. James Tweddell’s operative management of a patient with simple transposition.

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