This video demonstrates the use of a heart positioning device during an extracardiac Fontan procedure to retract the ventricular mass away safely, thereby facilitating the IVC anastomosis.
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October 9, 2014
Michael Bemelman of the University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands, discusses the resurgence of rib fixation surgery. Dr. Bemelman details the history and evolving techniques of rib fixation surgery.
October 8, 2014
Stephen Yang of Johns Hopkins discusses the importance of mentorship in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Yang encourages fellow surgeons to become active mentors to medical students as well as CT surgery residents, and shares advice for mentoring millennials.
October 7, 2014
CTSNet is pleased to announce the addition of a YouTube feed to its educational offerings. The feed, accessible from CTSNet’s Videos menu, is a convenient way for CTSNet users to stay up-to-date with CT surgery-related videos posted on YouTube channels associated with the specialty. It features videos from prominent contributors and CTSNet’s Sponsoring Organizations.
Videothoracoscopic Left Internal Mammary Artery Lymphadenectomy for Single Site Breast Cancer Recurrence After Chemoradiotherapy
October 6, 2014
This video demonstrates the surgical technique of videothoracoscopic left internal artery lymphadenctomy for lymph nodal recurrence of breast cancer already submitted to standard chemoradiotherapy.
October 2, 2014
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons invites you to its 51st Annual Meeting in San Diego, January 24–28, 2015. The Annual Meeting offers an exciting opportunity to exchange ideas, learn new information, and network with colleagues.
October 1, 2014
Massimo Caputo of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago discusses his experience as a CTSNet contributor. Dr. Caputo has contributed four videos on congenital heart surgery to CTSNet’s educational resources.
September 30, 2014
Paul Modi of the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital discusses his experience establishing a minimally invasive mitral valve repair program, and shares tips for fellow surgeons interested in setting up minimally invasive surgical programs.
September 29, 2014
This video contains a brief presentation on a patient with a previous failed mitral repair, and then a narrated operative video demonstrating the steps of the mitral valve replacement.
September 26, 2014
Fifty years after the first coronary artery bypass grafting procedure, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) have collaborated to issue guidelines regarding myocardial revascularization.
Single Incision VATS Right Upper Lobectomy for Bronchiectasis in a Patient With Severe Pleural Adhesions
September 25, 2014
This video demonstrates a VATS lobectomy on a 54-year-old female patient with localized bronchiectasis.