The authors present a novel technique in which argon plasma energy (APE) is utilized to perform meticulous decortication, while preserving the lung parenchyma.
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The Application of the Plasmajet Surgical System for Thoracic Empyema Decortication - A Novel Technique
October 19, 2015
September 23, 2015
This video demonstrates a thoracoscopic left upper lobectomy for persistent hemoptysis from a left upper lobe PAVM, despite multiple embolizations.
August 5, 2015
This video demonstrates a robotic left middle lobectomy in a patient with situs inversus totalis.
July 20, 2015
This video demonstrates a VATS resection of extralobar sequestration in an asymptomatic patient.
April 9, 2015
This article offers an overview of the evolution of thoracic drainage and development of the modern chest tube from ancient Greece to the present time.
February 2, 2015
This video shows a segmentectomy for a lobulated pulmonary mass in the posterior and lateral segments of the left lower lobe.
November 4, 2014
Gilbert Massard of the Centre Hospitalier, France discusses the surgical treatment of thoracic infections, including: empyema, aspergillosis, and tuberculosis.
October 14, 2014
This video demonstrates how to use a curved stapler for superficial and deep lung resections.
Single Incision VATS Right Upper Lobectomy for Bronchiectasis in a Patient With Severe Pleural Adhesions
September 25, 2014
This video demonstrates a VATS lobectomy on a 54-year-old female patient with localized bronchiectasis.
August 26, 2014
This video demonstrates a single incision VATS cystotomy and cappitonage for a 15 cm hydatid cyst.