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Cancer

February 23, 2024
CTSNet Senior Editor Mara Antonoff spoke with Dr. Jonathan Spicer, a thoracic surgeon at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, about the updated surgical outcomes of the KEYNOTE-671 trial presented at the 2024 STS Annual Meeting.
February 21, 2024
This study surveyed 123 thoracic surgeons and posed several questions asking which surgical resection they would prefer if they themselves were diagnosed with several variations of lung cancer size and location.
February 21, 2024
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate maneuvers that aid in achieving adequate tracheal length for redo tracheal resection and reconstruction.
February 15, 2024
This video demonstrates parenchymal preserving surgery for secondary carinal tumors.
February 14, 2024
In this single-center series of 430 patients with stage I or II non-small cell lung cancer who underwent minimally invasive lobectomy (n = 200) or segmentectomy (n = 230), 162 (37 percent) were discharged less than 18 hours postoperatively without a chest tube, and 37 patients were discharged the day of surgery.
February 12, 2024
This video is part of CTSNet’s 2023 Innovation Video Competition. Watch all entries into the competition, including the winning videos.
February 8, 2024
This video shows the preclinical use of the minimally invasive targeted resection (MiTR) system, a novel electrosurgical instrument that allows for targeted excision of a lung abnormality while using bipolar radiofrequency energy to seal blood vessels and airways.
January 25, 2024
This article introduces a safe, easy-to-learn eight-step technique for the laparoscopic abdominal portion of a minimally invasive McKeown esophagectomy involving optimized exposure, lymph node dissection, and gastric conduit creation to reduce operative time and expand procedure adoption.
January 22, 2024
This video demonstrates a robotic assisted lung sparing resection of the left mainstem bronchus through a right-sided approach.
January 15, 2024
This video illustrates a step-by-step approach to a right VATS segmentectomy of segments seven and eight of the lung, offering insights into the intricate surgical procedure and anatomy.

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