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Chest wall

January 26, 2023
During the 2023 59th Annual STS Meeting, Professor Marc Gerdisch, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Franciscan Health Heart Center, was kind enough to sit down with CTSNet Associate Editor Jill Ley to share insight into his contribution to the meeting's Contemporary Perioperative Management program.
November 22, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Gary Lee, recognized world leader in translational pleural research, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Western Australia, a Consultant and Director of Pleural Services at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Australia. In this video, he presents an update on pleural effusion management.
November 15, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Nick Maskell, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Bristol; Honorary Consultant Chest Physician at North Bristol NHS Trust in the U.K.; and Chair of Trustees for Mesothelioma U.K. In this video, he discusses an investigation of an undiagnosed unilateral pleural effusion.
November 8, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Gary Lee, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Western Australia; Consultant and Head of Pleural Services at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Australia; and co-authored Conservative vs. International Treatment for Spontaneous Pneumothorax. In this video, he discusses an update on pneumothorax management.
September 29, 2022
This video demonstrates the technique for placement of subpleural On-Q catheters for prolonged continuous infusion of local anesthetic following robotic thoracic surgery.
August 24, 2022
This is a presentation about a new understanding of thoracic outlet syndrome and the role of robotic first rib resection in the treatment of this disease.
July 12, 2022
This video illustrates the minimally invasive surgical management of a recurrent pectus excavatum using an Anatomik Modelling implant.
July 4, 2022
This episode of Brompton Grand Rounds features Gaetano Rocco, thoracic surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the United States of America, expert in chest wall reconstruction following surgery to remove chest wall tumors. In this video, Dr. Rocco discusses advances in chest wall reconstruction surgery.
May 31, 2022
A forty-seven-year-old woman presented multiple times with a reoccurring bronchopleural fistula and post-pneumonectomy multi-drug resistant empyema. In challenging cases like this, a multidisciplinary approach between thoracic and plastic surgery is imperative.
May 23, 2022
Sternal dehiscence without mediastinitis is a rare and relatively benign complication after cardiac surgery. However, it may cause severe discomfort for a patient. Traditional approaches include the Robicsek technique and its modifications. In this video the authors present less invasive approach for chronic partial sternal separation using titanium implants.

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