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January 3, 2024
The video demonstrates an innovative MID technique for the emergency decompression of tension pneumomediastinum in an intubated patient with COVID ARDS. It is a bedside technique that can be performed safely with minimum blood loss.
November 20, 2023
A unique approach via the right chest for robotic resection of a mediastinal ectopic parathyroid adenoma with indocyanine green localization.
October 30, 2023
Although robotic surgery has gained popularity among thoracic surgeons globally, and the advantages of using robots for anterior mediastinal lesion resections are well established, there is still controversy over the optimal robotic approach for posterior and inferior mediastinal resections. This video presents some tips to perform such resections more easily.
March 13, 2023
This video demonstrates the removal of an anterior mediastinal mass, which was confirmed as an ectopic parathyroid adenoma, via a robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.
February 6, 2023
This video demonstrates complete removal of a mediastinal teratoma that compressed the right atrium and shifted the superior vena cava in a fifteen-year-old patient.
January 24, 2023
This video demonstrates how to handle untreatable postoperative bleeding by keeping the sternum open with a VAC sponge and negative chest pressure.
December 19, 2019
A medium-size RCT on the growing research question of efficacy of peroral myotomy for achalasia, with a 17% failure to improve symptoms in the peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) arm, is discussed in this article.
August 14, 2019
A comprehensive audio lecture from an academic pathologist on non-malignant pulmonary lesions.
June 26, 2019
Anterior mediastinal ectopic thyroid occurs in 1% of all cases of ectopic thyroid tissue; a transcervical approach for resection is an excellent option, when feasible, and it avoids intercostal manipulation and pain.
May 6, 2019
The authors present a uniportal left videothoracoscopic procedure to remove a cystic lesion, immediately adjacent to the right ventricle, the pulmonary artery, and the pulmonary valve without any infiltration.