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Minimally Invasive Surgery

April 18, 2018
The authors present the minimally invasive management of a proximal left lower lobe carcinoid with endobronchial extension.
April 17, 2018
This video shows a right minithoracotomy for a complex mitral and tricuspid repair.
April 12, 2018
This video describes the steps for a minimally invasive, resource-limited ASD closure, and the relevant technical pearls and pitfalls are emphasized.
April 11, 2018
This video demonstrates a uniportal VATS anatomical resection of the anterior segment of the left upper lobe for a lung nodule.
April 9, 2018
The authors present a video-assisted thoracoscopic resection of a left lower lobe multifocal lung cancer, followed by a discussion of the management of multifocal lung cancer.
March 26, 2018
This video shows a totally thoracoscopic right basilar segmentectomy for a carcinoid tumor, with manual suturing of the bronchus.
March 13, 2018
This video demonstrates two separate techniques for anastomosis when performing a totally robotic coronary artery bypass without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass.
March 3, 2018
The authors retrospectively reviewed their minimally invasive aortic valve replacement experience over a three-year period to assess the outcomes in patients undergoing conventional knot tying (n = 39) versus automated knot tying with the Cor-Knot device (n = 53).  Aortic cross-clamp time was approximately 10 minutes shorter in the latter group.  Pos
February 27, 2018
This video provides a step-by-step guide to a minimally invasive ASD repair with an emphasis on pearls and pitfalls.
February 21, 2018
A well-written, brief, pessimistic editorial on the loss of surgeon autonomy in innovation.

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