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Cancer

May 24, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest Despite being the leading cause of death in the US, heart disease was the most-Googled disease in only one state: Maine.
May 22, 2019
This video demonstrates a robot-assisted upper left lobectomy using the da Vinci Si platform as surgical treatment for a lung adenocarcinoma that had been previously submitted to immunotherapy.
May 20, 2019
Rates of unforeseen N2 disease were similar between nodal staging by EBUS and mediastinoscopy, but mediastinoscopy had a complication rate of 6%.
May 20, 2019
Excellent review of recent advances that will shape therapy in the next 5 years.
May 17, 2019
In this surgical video, Durand presents a four-arm robotic sleeve right upper lobectomy and node harvest. The patient was a 60-year old man who had been diagnosed with a proximal right upper lobe squamous cell carcinoma after exploration for hemoptysis.
May 17, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest The British Heart Foundation reports that the number of premature deaths related to cardiovascular disease has risen in the UK for the first time in 50 years.
May 9, 2019
Ostrowski and colleagues report on the results of two lung cancer computed tomography screening programs that, when combined, included more than 14,000 smokers older than 50 years. The incidence of lung cancer was 1-2%. A total of 4% of patients were referred for further invasive diagnostic follow-up. Surgical resection was necessary in 1.5%.
May 3, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest A roadside thoracotomy was performed in the UK to control severe bleeding for a man who was stabbed, and the procedure was captured on video.
May 3, 2019
My3DLung is an interactive animated tool best used by physicians in the office to explain the anatomy of the lung before and after surgery.

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