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Chest wall

July 20, 2021
This is a surgical video demonstrating reconstruction of complete sternal cleft associated with congenital heart disease in single sitting.
June 2, 2021
Resection of Ewing sarcoma of the thoracic outlet is shown in this video.
March 24, 2021
Brian Mitzman interviews lead author and expert Dr Bryan Burt on an in-press JTCVS publication evaluating robotic first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome.
March 4, 2021
This video demonstrates the implantation of a custom sternal prosthesis in a patient who had previous cardiac surgery complicated by mediastinitis with necessitated complete sternectomy.
January 15, 2021
This study analyzed the association of antibiotic resistance with morbidity and mortality for patients with empyema.
November 23, 2020
In this how-to video, Brian Mitzman demonstrates the basic skills to create a 3D reconstruction of a patient's CT scan, utilizing free software.
October 7, 2020
This clinical video demonstrates the minimally invasive Pectus UP implant/Intervention, a novel approach for pectus excavatum repair.
October 6, 2020
The authors discuss their use of bilateral pectoralis major myocutaneous flaps based on the thoraco-acromial pedicle to manage sternal wound dehiscence in 42 patients from 2003 – 2019.
May 27, 2020
The authors present a case of mitral valve repair combined with pectus excavatum repair in a highly symptomatic 28-year-old woman.
February 25, 2020
Drs Joel Dunning, Dawn Jaroszewski, and Daniel Miller discuss the benefits that the Nuss procedure provides for patients and the criteria that they use to select patients as candidates for surgery. The panelists consider both the cosmetic and impairment aspects of pectus excavatum, and the best approaches for a stable surgical repair.

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