This video, filmed by the BBC, shows one of the first totally endoscopic mitral valve repairs using the lateral endoscopic approach with robotics technique performed in the UK, and it follows a patient's remarkable recovery from this procedure.
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Minimally Invasive Surgery
July 24, 2018
This article discusses the periareolar approach for minimally invasive cardiac surgery, a feasible and safe technique that has aesthetic benefits and gives appropriate surgical visualization.
July 19, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Ft Lauderdale, FL, Joel Dunning of the James Cook University Hospital in London, UK, interviews Raja Flores of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, USA, about surgical treatment for mesothelioma and lung cancer.
July 16, 2018
This mitral repair, performed through a minimally invasive approach, demonstrates a triangular resection and the placement of a neochord.
June 20, 2018
The author details tips and tricks to help practicing surgeons complete a minimally invasive esophagectomy.
June 15, 2018
Find it here: The 2018 ISMICS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.
May 31, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 EACTS Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria, Leanne Harling of Imperial College in London, UK, moderates a discussion on minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
May 28, 2018
In this video, the authors demonstrate a totally endoscopic left VATS diaphragmatic plication using the Endo360⁰ device.
May 23, 2018
The author demonstrates a uniportal fissureless approach to resect the anterior segment of the right upper lobe, followed by lymph node dissection.
May 19, 2018
The Thoracic community is ready to gather in Ljubljana this year for the biggest event of purely thoracic surgery interest. The full programme is availabe on the website. Looking forward to learning the latest advancements in General Thoracic Surgery directly from experts from all around the globe!