The authors present a video-assisted thoracoscopic technique for diaphragmatic plication due to phrenic nerve paralysis.
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August 20, 2018
June 13, 2018
This is a video demonstrating the use of the FlexDex™ needle holder to perform a left VATS diaphragm plication.
May 28, 2018
In this video, the authors demonstrate a totally endoscopic left VATS diaphragmatic plication using the Endo360⁰ device.
April 2, 2018
This video demonstrates a redo diaphragm plication with cryoanalgesia for a patient who had a failed thoracotomy and diaphragm plication four years previously.
September 6, 2017
This 3D video demonstrates a VATS diaphragm plication.
January 30, 2017
This video illustrates optimal robot docking, port placement, and surgical technique for a robot-assisted right-sided diaphragmatic plication.
December 21, 2016
This video presents a VATS treatment of an 86-year-old woman who suffered a diaphragmatic laceration after a car accident.
December 14, 2016
This video describes the steps taken to access a bronchogenic cyst through the diaphragm, and how to repair the diaphragm afterwards.
November 21, 2016
This video demonstrates a VATS procedure performed on a 16-year-old male who had been stabbed in the right lower chest.
October 24, 2016
In the performance of a three-port VATS plication,the authors demonstrate the use of novel tools to perform horizontal mattress sutures running in an oblique fashion .