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Lung - Other

March 24, 2017
Paul Van Schil of Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium argues that surgery offers the best outcome for patients with mesothelioma.
March 16, 2017
Robert Rintoul of Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK, reviews the outcomes of major mesothelioma trials, and argues that all mesothelioma surgery is currently palliative.
January 26, 2017
This video demonstrates a uniportal VATS middle lobe lobectomy in a 56-year-old female patient with a primary early stage lung adenocarcinoma.
January 4, 2017
This video demonstrates a fissureless VATS resection of the posterior segment of the right upper lobe.
January 2, 2017
There is a rediscovered interest in use of a subxiphoid incision to perform lung surgery. This work follows a review of 105 lobectomies published in March 2016 in the Journal of Thoracic Disease from the same institution, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital.
November 23, 2016
This video shows a robotic left lower lobectomy with the incidental discovery of the superior pulmonary vein coming from a strange anatomical location.
October 17, 2016
This video shows a uniportal lobectomy in a 14-month-old patient with a left side congenital pulmonary airway malformation.
August 15, 2016
This video demonstrates a fissure-last, video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) resection of the superior segment of the right lower lobe, using a uniportal posterior approach.
July 24, 2016
The authors, using 2 groups of patients, 32 ECMO and 53 non-ECMO, both with a diagnosis of ARDS, describe the two groups' severity of illness, medication regimen and use or nonuse of ECMO therapy.
June 30, 2016
The multi-institutional prospective study evaluated the behavior of pure GGOs (85%), heterogeneous GGOs (part solid only on CT lung windows; 7%), and part-solid GGOs on soft-tissue windows.   Among pure GGOs, 6.6% advanced to one of the other categories during a mean follow-up period of 4.3 years.  Of the 35 pure GGOs that were resected, none was an

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