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Lung - Other

September 28, 2017
Paci and colleagues investigated the effect that multimodal enhanced recovery pathways (ERP) have on the costs of lung resection. The authors’ analysis evaluated the socioeconomic impact of ERPs including postdischarge health care system utilization and caregiver burden, in addition to institutional costs.
September 8, 2017
Patient Care Natural disasters, such as hurricanes and earthquakes, disrupt many aspects of daily life. How do medical teams respond to the disruption of cardiac care?
September 5, 2017
The last four days matter: larger changes in atmospheric pressure correlate with primary spontaneous pneumothorax. This paper matches two hospital databases with meteorologic data of a geographic area in Japan over more than five years.
August 22, 2017
This video demonstrates a pericardial patch repair of the right main bronchus intermedius following removal of a subcarinal bronchogenic cyst.
July 25, 2017
The authors share the case of a 15-year-old male patient with a rare presentation of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor.
June 28, 2017
The authors present a patient with severe pulmonary emphysema who was treated with bilateral thoracoscopic lung volume reduction surgery.
May 17, 2017
Richard Whyte of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, discusses the evidence in favor of lung volume reduction surgery for patients with emphysema.
May 15, 2017
This video shows a VATS pneumonectomy in a patient with a 20-year history of bronchiectasis.
April 26, 2017
The authors present the case of a 20-year-old woman who underwent uniportal VATS for treatment of a large hydatid cyst.