Apostolos Nakas of Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom, provides a detailed overview of the surgical treatment options for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
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Lung - Other
June 22, 2016
Uniportal Posterior Approach for Videothoracoscopic Anatomical Resection of Apical Segment of the Left Lower Lobe
May 16, 2016
A uniportal VATS posterior approach with a 4 cm single incision was used to treat a 57-year-old patient with metachronous single metastases in the left lower lobe.
April 21, 2016
David Waller of Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom, discusses the current options available for the surgical treatment of emphysema, and why he favors lung volume reduction surgery.
February 11, 2016
The authors present a technique for performing video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy using a caudal approach.
January 28, 2016
This video demonstrates a left lobectomy on a 49-year-old patient with bronchiectasis.
January 19, 2016
This video presents the case of a 74-year-old patient, who suffered from recurrent pneumonias due to the presence of bronchiectasis in the lung. A VATS anatomical resection of the anterior upper lobe segment (S3) was performed.
January 11, 2016
The authors present the case of a mediastinal teratoma abutting the right upper lobe, compressing the superior vena cava (SVC) and innominate vein.
January 4, 2016
This video demonstrates a trans-xiphoideusal single port lobectomy in a 52-year-old female patient.
November 9, 2015
This video demonstrates the use of VATS to remove shrapnel from a patient's pleural cavity.
The Application of the Plasmajet Surgical System for Thoracic Empyema Decortication - A Novel Technique
October 19, 2015
The authors present a novel technique in which argon plasma energy (APE) is utilized to perform meticulous decortication, while preserving the lung parenchyma.