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Lung - Cancer

February 15, 2024
This video demonstrates parenchymal preserving surgery for secondary carinal tumors.
February 12, 2024
This video is part of CTSNet’s 2023 Innovation Video Competition. Watch all entries into the competition, including the winning videos.
February 8, 2024
This video shows the preclinical use of the minimally invasive targeted resection (MiTR) system, a novel electrosurgical instrument that allows for targeted excision of a lung abnormality while using bipolar radiofrequency energy to seal blood vessels and airways.
January 22, 2024
This video demonstrates a robotic assisted lung sparing resection of the left mainstem bronchus through a right-sided approach.
January 15, 2024
This video illustrates a step-by-step approach to a right VATS segmentectomy of segments seven and eight of the lung, offering insights into the intricate surgical procedure and anatomy.
January 11, 2024
Spread through air spaces (STAS) is a recently identified marker that predicts worse outcomes in patients with lung cancer and is postulated to be one of the reasons why some patients with early-stage lung adenocarcinoma have uncharacteristically high locoregional recurrence rates.
November 9, 2023
This paper looked at the immunotherapy agent Durvalumab used in the perioperative period for resectable NSCLC. A total of 802 patients were enrolled in the study, of which 400 received Durvalumab and the remaining 402 a placebo. The two primary endpoints measured were event-free survival and pathological complete resection.
November 9, 2023
This video demonstrates a thoracoscopic left superior segmentectomy using indocyanine green (ICG) in identifying the intersegmental plane.
October 24, 2023
With the release of the European Guidelines for the Surgical Management of Pure Ground-Glass Opacities and Part-Solid Nodules from EACTS and ESTS, Joel interviewed the study’s co-chairs René Petersen and Giuseppe Cardillo.
October 4, 2023
A retrospective cohort analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database of 128,723 patients—who underwent pulmonary resection for non-small cell lung cancer between 2009 and 2019—identified 1,873 (1.5 percent) with interstitial lung disease.

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