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Lung - Other

August 26, 2014
This video demonstrates a single incision VATS cystotomy and cappitonage for a 15 cm hydatid cyst.
July 28, 2014
This video shows a single incision VATS lobectomy performed on a 57-year-old patient with bronchiectasis.
July 16, 2014
Spontaneous pneumothorax is often treated with a large bore chest tube placement and hospitalization. This article presents a reproducible education model for treating spontaneous pneumothorax with a percutaneous catheter and water seal/collection device.
May 28, 2014
J. Matthew Reinersman presents a new technique that combines POEM and laparoscopic dor fundoplication.
April 3, 2014
This video describes the surgical technique of performing a VATS segmentectomy in a 22-month-old child with a cavitating left upper lobe nodule.
October 30, 2013
Radiotracer-guided localization of pulmonary nodules was introduced in 2000, with subsequent studies confirming its reproducibility and reliability. As more frequent small, asymptomatic masses are being identified, this technique could prevent unnecessary thoracotomies and preserve lung parenchyma.
July 19, 2012
The Novalung Interventional Lung Assist (iLA) device is a membrane ventilator that allows for oxygen and carbon dioxide gas exchange to occur by simple diffusion.
December 15, 2011
Breast implant complications after thoracic surgery are relatively rare. We present an unusual case of an intact implant migration into the pleural space after thoracoscopic surgery that was initially read as hemothorax on computed tomography of the chest.
August 1, 2011
The video describes a left Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) upper lobectomy in an 18-month old child with infected congenital cystic adenamatoid malformation (CCAM).

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