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VATS

January 31, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, Joel Dunning, Moishe Liberman, and Eric Goudie discuss the division of pulmonary arteries using an energy device.
January 15, 2018
This video demonstrates the key steps of a right upper microlobectomy. The authors have performed microlobectomy for the last three years and the results of their experience were published in 2017.
December 7, 2017
Herbert Decaluwé of University Hospital Leuven in Belgium discusses complications during video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.
November 27, 2017
This video demonstrates a right lower sublobar resection for an intralobar pulmonary sequestration that had an 8 mm systemic feeding vessel arising from the descending thoracic aorta.
November 6, 2017
This surgical video demonstrates the thoracoscopic management of recurrent catamenial pneumothorax with associated diaphragmatic eventration. The video is accompanied by a brief review of the medical and surgical management of catamenial pneumothorax.
October 30, 2017
This video shows a thoracic surgical tutorial detailing a VATS microportal utility incision free mediastinal lymph node biopsy on 31-year-old woman with suspected lymphoma.
October 19, 2017
Find it here: The 4th International VATS Symposium streams live from London on CTSNet. Join the conversation with #InternationalVATS.
September 27, 2017
This article describes an entirely hand-sewn VATS intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomosis technique in a 64-year-old woman with a T2N0M0 adenocarcinoma of the lower third of the esophagus.
September 18, 2017
The posterior segment of the right upper lobe lends itself to a straightforward anatomic resection. Understanding the anatomy is key, and the authors present two cases that illustrate a stepwise approach.
September 13, 2017
A life-sized chest model with a lifelike texture was developed to simulate thoracoscopic surgery. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for right lower lobectomy was performed using the model.

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