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September 22, 2017
The recently-formed group Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERACS) held its inaugural symposium on April 29, 2017. The session featured a consortium of forward-thinking leaders in cardiac surgery, who joined together to address the need to standardize best practices in cardiac surgery.
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 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.
September 11, 2017
This video demonstrates a uniportal VATS right lower lobe lobectomy for adenocarcinoma, using advanced instrumentation to decrease the number of instruments used and to achieve the best exposure inside the chest.
September 5, 2017
Watch a step-by-step video demonstrating a midline sternotomy.
August 29, 2017
The authors present a right axillary artery cannulation in an elderly patient using the Seldinger technique.
August 28, 2017
This video demonstrates an infraclavicular approach to managing Paget-Schroetter Syndrome, a form of thoracic outlet obstruction.
August 25, 2017
Women cardiothoracic surgeons accepted The New Yorker OR Cover Challenge, and CTSNet is excited to share the completed photo collage.
August 22, 2017
This video demonstrates a pericardial patch repair of the right main bronchus intermedius following removal of a subcarinal bronchogenic cyst.
August 16, 2017
In this video, the authors demonstrate a novel “side-to-side, staple line on staple line” technique for intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomoses.