This video demonstrates a robotic right lower and middle bilobectomy.
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Lung - Cancer
July 22, 2019
July 19, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest
July 15, 2019
This video demonstrates a right upper lobectomy enhanced by thoracic LigaSure and Medtronic Signia.
Spread Through Air Spaces is an Independent Predictor of Recurrence in Stage III (N2) Lung Adenocarcinoma
July 10, 2019
Spread through air space (STAS) is a pattern of lung adenocarcinoma invasion, and it is a predictor of recurrence in patients with early-stage lung adenocarcinoma. However, less is known about the role of STAS in advanced lung adenocarcinoma.
July 2, 2019
Ng and colleagues reviewed articles published between 2000 and 2018 to compare lobectomy approaches of multiport, uniportal, and robotic video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and open lobectomy, with the aim of providing evidence-based recommendations for the optimal surgical approach for early stage non–small cell lung cancer.
July 2, 2019
The author discusses how nontechnical skills and forming a shared mental model for VATS lobectomy teams enhances performance.
In Global News: Updated US TAVR Coverage Decision, 3D Modeling for Chest Wall Reconstruction, and Disparity in Eligibility for Lung Cancer Screening
June 28, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest San Francisco, California, passed an ordinance to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the city, the first such ordinance in the USA.
June 21, 2019
Verdial and colleagues prospectively characterized the performance of a guideline-recommended invasive mediastinal staging (IMS) strategy in detecting nodal disease among 123 patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
June 11, 2019
In this retrospective review of the effects of radiation dose to the heart on long-term outcomes, 748 patients with regionally advanced non–small cell lung cancer were studied. An increasing cardiac radiotherapy dose was associated with an increased risk of MACE and all-cause mortality.
In Global News: Recommendation to Reclassify Surgical Staplers, Defining Cardiogenic Shock, and Weighing In on E-Cigarettes
June 7, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest A new study looking a dietary protein sources and LDL cholesterol levels calls into question the idea that white meat is more heart healthy than red meat.