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Robotic Thoracic Surgery

April 7, 2016
Franca Melfi of the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, discusses her 13 years of experience performing robotic thoracic surgery.
February 22, 2016
This video demonstrates the robotic approach for wedge resection, pleurectomy, and mechanical pleurodesis for recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax.
February 6, 2016
NHS england carries out a series of consultations to guide national policy. Their recommendations are usually completely binding and result in policy change across the whole of the UK. Hospitals are unable to carry out operations for which they withdraw NHS funding. 
November 16, 2015
In presentations recorded at the 2015 EACTS Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Johannes Bonatti, Franca Melfi, and Carlo Milli discuss topics in robotic cardiothoracic surgery.
November 11, 2015
This video demonstrates an example of a transabdominal approach for removing a large esophageal leiomyoma with the da Vinci robot system.
September 2, 2015
In this recent interview with Joel Dunning, Robert Cerfolio discusses his philosophies regarding thoracic surgery and life.
August 5, 2015
This video demonstrates a robotic left middle lobectomy in a patient with situs inversus totalis.
July 23, 2015
Scott Swanson, Shanda Blackmon, Robert Cerfolio, and Bernard Park discuss minimally invasive lung surgery, highlighting robotic and video-assisted methods.
June 15, 2015
This video documents the author's technique for robotic diaphragm plication.
April 2, 2015
This article takes an in-depth look at robotic-assisted thymectomy. The technique is described and data from over 100 centers is analyzed. 

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