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Chest wall

April 10, 2024
EIC Joel Dunning spoke with Prof. Olugbenga Okusanya about his work establishing a program specifically for treating chest wall surgery, including pectus abnormalities, slipping rib syndrome, and thoracic outlet syndrome.
April 9, 2024
This video presents a unique case of a patient with neurogenic TOS who was treated with both an open supraclavicular cervical rib resection and a robotic first rib resection.
February 27, 2024
In this video, that authors demonstrate an emergency clamshell thoracotomy.
February 5, 2024
This video describes a robotic assisted fourth rib resection in a woman with previous breast cancer and solitary rib metastasis under her breast implant.
January 31, 2024
This case highlights a technique for resection of a chest wall lesion that was not able to be identified externally. While most osteochondromas and other chest wall maladies are externally evident, some require intrathoracic, thoracoscopic evaluation to carefully guide resection.
September 20, 2023
This video presents a case of slipping rib syndrome reconstruction using the costal margin reconstruction technique, which is challenging but addresses the needs of slipping rib syndrome patients with complicating features.
June 13, 2023
This case demonstrates the feasibility of concomitant pectus excavatum repair with cardiac surgical intervention and illustrates the safety and efficacy of this combined approach.
April 24, 2023
This book contains contributions from patients suffering with pectus conditions in England, w
March 23, 2023
This video presents a sixty-seven-year-old man diagnosed in with pulmonary adenocarcinoma and submitted to right pneumonectomy and complicated with bronchopleural fistula and managed through thoracostomy, closed both by intrathoracic transposition of the omentum and total thoracoplasty.
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.