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Esophagus

December 19, 2018
The authors present a surgical video of a right VATS esophageal diverticulectomy and myotomy, along with advice for carrying out this procedure.
October 25, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Lisa Brown of UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California, USA, moderates a discussion on the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
October 1, 2018
Shanda Blackmon discusses the various types of paraesophageal hernias and the ways in which patients present, proposes a management algorithm, and demonstrates how she performs repairs.
May 24, 2018
Presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the STSA, this video demonstrates a minimally invasive technique to plicate, narrow, and straighten the esophagus.
October 25, 2017
This video demonstrates the technique for the second phase (chest) of a minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy. The author shows the use of the transoral EEA™ Stapler and the technique to oversew the anastomosis.
October 23, 2017
This video demonstrates the first stage of a minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy. The author describes the advantages of the hand port for this portion of the procedure.
October 9, 2017
The authors present the case of a 72-year-old gentleman who suddenly went into pulseless electrical activity during a peroral endoscopic myotomy for achalasia.
August 16, 2017
In this video, the authors demonstrate a novel “side-to-side, staple line on staple line” technique for intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomoses.
November 17, 2016
In an interview filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, Daniela Molena discusses her approach to minimally invasive and robotic esophageal surgery.
April 8, 2016
This video provides an introduction to an online course designed to accelerate surgical skill acquisition prior to on-site surgical simulation workshops in developing countries.

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