Uniportal VATS and uniportal lobectomy have been developed over the last few years as valuable tools in modern thoracic surgery.
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November 8, 2017
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.
Five Hundred Seventy-Six Cases of Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Utilizing Local Anesthesia and Sedation: Lessons Learned
October 16, 2017
Very nice paper that, once again, demonstrates established experience with awake thoracic surgery. Is this the future? Does a minimally invasive surgeon need a minimally invasive anesthesiologist beside?
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 25, 2017
Microlobectomy is a novel form of VATS lobectomy. This paper documents the experience of its use in England, at the Mayo clinic, in Copenhagen, in Edinburgh, Wales, and in Texas.
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 14, 2017
Minimally Invasive Lobectomy for Lung Cancer is the latest installment in the Society’s webinar series on quality initiatives. The webinar features Drs Bill R. Burfeind Jr (moderator), Thomas A. D’Amico, Todd L. Demmy, Mark W. Onaitis, and Shari L. Meyerson. Watch 47 minutes of the world's experts talking about this technique
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.