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Mediastinum - Thymus

May 8, 2019
The authors present a thymectomy that was performed for a 49-year-old woman with a history of breast carcinoma who had a positron emission tomography–positive lesion at the level of the anterior mediastinum.
February 6, 2019
Park and colleagues evaluated the effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for thymic cancers, comparing postoperative outcomes and long-term survival between 102 matched pairs of patients who underwent either upfront resection or resection after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
January 14, 2019
The authors discuss the safety and advantages of the subxiphoid approach and achieving radical resection of thymoma.
October 16, 2018
Click on the link below and register for free to gain access to two operations that were performed live in Bologna, Italy, on October 1st, 2018.  https://www.microlobectomy.live/
December 13, 2017
As many will recall, world chess champion Garry Kasparov was defeated by IBM's Deep Blue computer in 1997.  Now machine-learning algorithms have bested trained pathologists in differentiating between benign and malignant changes in sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer patients.  We can expect to see increasing involvement of AI in pathology as well
August 22, 2017
This is an expert summary of the evidence for thymectomy in nonthymomatous myasthenia gravis, titled Thymectomy and myasthenia gravis: A history of surgical passion and scientific excellence. It really suggests that this operation is the standard of care for these patients if they are ACh-positive and young and MGFA II or above.
March 28, 2017
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive resection of a large thymoma in a morbidly obese patient.
March 10, 2017
This video shows a thymectomy for a thymic cyst and a wedge resection of a nodule in the right upper lobe. A subxyphoid uniportal VATS approach was used.
March 2, 2017
The webinar will be presented by one of the UK’s most senior general thoracic surgeons, Mr. Pala B. Rajesh, and will entail a one-hour interactive session on “everything you need to know” about the thymus.
February 9, 2017
In a roundtable filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a group of experts discuss innovations in surgery for thymoma.

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