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November 14, 2018
The authors describe the thoracoscopic resection of a massive left atrial myxoma that was causing functional mitral stenosis.
November 13, 2018
This video demonstrates a tricuspid annuloplasty. The authors detail the procedure in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
November 12, 2018
This video demonstrates the expected anatomical findings at reoperation after transoral incisionless fundoplication.
November 7, 2018
This video demonstrates a uniportal VATS ligation of the thoracic duct for a prolonged chyle leak following left neck dissection.
Aortic Valve Replacement Through Right Minithoracotomy Approach Using Central Cannulation and Sutureless Bioprosthesis
November 6, 2018
This video demonstrates the authors’ preferred technique of aortic valve replacement, through a right anterior minithoracotomy using central cannulation and a sutureless bioprosthesis.
November 5, 2018
This video demonstrates a bilateral lung transplant for a patient with cystic fibrosis.
October 30, 2018
This video demonstrates the insertion of postoperative chest drains. The authors detail the procedure in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
October 24, 2018
This video demonstrates the surgical treatment of a 71-year-old patient with multifocal lung cancer who initially underwent a left VATS upper lobectomy, followed by a robotic completion pneumonectomy.
Bileaflet Polytetrafluoroethylene Conduits for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction in Small Children
October 22, 2018
Bicuspid-valved polytetrafluoroethylene conduits are an excellent choice for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction in patients aged less than two years.
Two-Port GelPOINT Carbon Dioxide-Aided Right VATS Lower Bilobectomy for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
October 17, 2018
The authors present the first report of a GelPOINT Alexis® wound retractor used for carbon dioxide-aided pulmonary VATS bilobectomy.