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Lung - Other

May 3, 2018
A stimulating discussion of the Vienna paper that advances elective ECMO support for bilateral pulmonary transplantation.
May 3, 2018
The latest on portable venovenous ECMO in a cohort in which half of the subjects died after a resource-intensive treatment. The results of the relevant EOLIA trial are keenly awaited.
April 16, 2018
This video demonstrates a VATS resection of a congenital lobar emphysema in a young woman with spontaneous pneumothorax, and the author discusses the presence of osseous metaplasia of the lung.
April 5, 2018
Mr Sridhar Rathinam of the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK, discusses the surgical treatment of emphysema.
March 27, 2018
A succinct balanced editorial advancing, amongst other things, the position for initial nonintervention for submassive pulmonary embolism.
March 19, 2018
Kepez and colleagues retrospectively evaluated the incidence of coronary artery-pulmonary artery collaterals in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).
March 9, 2018
Inci and colleagues reviewed prospectively collected data from 117 patients with end-stage emphysema undergoing lung transplantation. The authors found that short-term and long-term survival were equivalent in patients who did and did not undergo lung volume reduction surgery prior to their transplantation (107 versus 86 months, p = 0.6).
March 5, 2018
This video demonstrates a left lower lobectomy performed to address severe bronchiectasis.
January 22, 2018
A model analysis of a phase I surgical device trial. The readable editorial discusses the adoption of surgical innovation on the occasion of a harmonic sealing device for pulmonary resections, highlighting the problem of ligating small branches of the pulmonary artery in confined spaces. 

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