In this interview, Vaibhav Gupta and Shaf Keshavjee discuss ex vivo lung perfusion and being a surgeon-scientist.
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Lung - Transplantation
March 22, 2018
G. Alexander Patterson from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, discusses patient selection and indications for lung transplantation.
July 31, 2017
This video explains a technique for closure of a tracheocutaneous fistula, an infrequent complication of a prolonged tracheostomy.
May 13, 2016
Walter Kleptko of Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria, gives an exciting talk on the current state and future of lung transplantation.
August 12, 2012
Prof. John Dark performed Europe's first double lung transplant. In this interview he discusses his criteria for acceptance of a donor lung, non-heart beating donation, ex vivo lung perfusion, his techniques for implantation and his vision of the future of lung transplantation.
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.
February 8, 2012
April 10, 2011
January 17, 2011
In 1932, the radiologist Henry Pancoast first described a superior pulmonary sulcus tumor (SST) as a carcinoma (of uncertain origin) developing in the apex of the chest.
August 30, 2010
Pericardial cysts are an uncommon benign congenital anomaly in the middle mediastinum. They represent 6% of mediastinal masses, and 33% of mediastinal cysts. Other cysts in the mediastinum are bronchogenic – 34%, enteric – 12%, thymic and others – 21%.