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VATS

March 16, 2019
The institution-specific uptake of VATS for lung cancer resection in the US Veterans Affairs system was evaluated over the past 15 years. Uptake more than tripled during the study period, with a current mean of more than 50% among institutions. However, uptake ranged from 0 to 82% and was associated with increasing center volume.
March 11, 2019
Find it here: The SCTS 2019 "Take on the Experts" Video Competition.
March 11, 2019
The authors control pulmonary artery bleeding during a thoracoscopic segment resection.
March 7, 2019
Gaetano Rocco of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, USA, argues that improved training is critical for the future of minimally invasive thoracic surgery.
February 14, 2019
In this video, the authors present a diaphragmatic plication.
January 14, 2019
The authors discuss the safety and advantages of the subxiphoid approach and achieving radical resection of thymoma.
October 17, 2018
The authors present the first report of a GelPOINT Alexis® wound retractor used for carbon dioxide-aided pulmonary VATS bilobectomy.
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/
September 28, 2018
Find it here: the 5th International VATS Symposium in Monza, Italy.
August 22, 2018
The authors present a right pneumonectomy using a biportal VATS approach for a multifocal adenocarcinoma.

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