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Pleura

October 9, 2017
The authors present the case of a 72-year-old gentleman who suddenly went into pulseless electrical activity during a peroral endoscopic myotomy for achalasia.
July 17, 2017
The authors present the case of a 65-year-old male patient who, during an episode of pneumonia, underwent a bronchoscopy that revealed a right upper lobe endobronchial lesion.
April 4, 2017
Chest tube insertion is a procedure commonly performed by residents and fellows throughout their general and cardiothoracic surgical training. Learn tips and tricks for successful insertion of a chest tube, whether on the floor or in the operating room.
February 28, 2017
This video demonstrates a uniportal left upper lobe lobectomy with a partial pleurectomy.
February 24, 2016
This video shows an extended lower lobectomy via left rethoracotomy for a recurrent tumor in the left lower lobe, and right-sided VATS clipping of the thoracic duct.
November 9, 2015
This video demonstrates the use of VATS to remove shrapnel from a patient's pleural cavity.
November 4, 2015
Alper Toker of Istanbul University Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey, delivers a talk on the surgical options for treating pleural sepsis.
October 19, 2015
The authors present a novel technique in which argon plasma energy (APE) is utilized to perform meticulous decortication, while preserving the lung parenchyma.
April 9, 2015
This article offers an overview of the evolution of thoracic drainage and development of the modern chest tube from ancient Greece to the present time.
July 16, 2014
Spontaneous pneumothorax is often treated with a large bore chest tube placement and hospitalization. This article presents a reproducible education model for treating spontaneous pneumothorax with a percutaneous catheter and water seal/collection device.

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