The authors discuss a right unipulmonary transplant for pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis, a rare indication for lung transplantation.
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Lung - Other
October 10, 2018
A brief viewpoint article (by the savior of baby Esperanza) from a widely read non-surgical journal on the debate on ECMO/EOLIA. I assume 'thoracotomy' implies 'sternotomy' as the standard surgical approach for ECMO cannulation in adults and larger children.
October 8, 2018
This video demonstrates a posterolateral thoracotomy. The authors detail the procedure in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
September 19, 2018
A 50-year-old woman with severe emphysema due to smoking underwent lung volume reduction surgery of her right upper lobe.
September 13, 2018
Exciting debate on the EOLIA trial! https://www.ctsnet.org/jans/extracorporeal-membrane-oxygenation-severe-a...
September 12, 2018
The authors present the surgical treatment of a 68-year-old woman who presented with a large pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm after prior right heart catheterization.
Loss of Buoyancy Control Following a Pneumonectomy: An Update on Keeling Syndrome With a Biomechanics-Based Explanation
September 11, 2018
The Editorial Group is grateful to Dr Manos Kapetanakis for bringing to our attention their small case series on a ' lifestyle' late complication of pneumonectomy for malignancy. It will be challenging to guide the swimmer with curable central pulmonary cancer in making an informed decision on the strength of the sporadic Keeling Syndrome.
August 31, 2018
Quite useful case-illustrated debate on a VERY hot topic!
August 2, 2018
Mohammed Munavvar of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals in Preston, UK, discusses endobronchial therapies for emphysema.
Use of Indocyanine Green as a Mark for Intersegmental Plane During Thoracoscopic Segmentectomies: An Apparent Failure
August 1, 2018
This video demonstrates an apparent failure of indocyanine green for determination of the intersegmental plane; is it wrong or correct?