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.
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Management of Recurrent Bronchopleural Fistula: A Multidisciplinary Approach for A Reconstructive Challenge
May 31, 2022
Minimally Invasive Sternal Reconstruction for Chronic Partial Sternal Separation After Cardiac Surgery
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.
Successful Use of an Endobronchial Valve for Post-Operative Bronchocutaneous Fistula and Pneumothorax Necessitans
February 21, 2022
This video demonstrates the successful treatment of bronchocutaneous fistula and pneumothorax necessities with placement of an endobronchial valve.
September 27, 2021
This video presents in detail an operation of pectus excavatum correction with the 3D custom-made implant technique.
July 29, 2021
Complex redo-reconstruction of recurrent sterile sternal non-union with omentoplasty, titanium bars and pectoralis muscle flaps.
July 20, 2021
This is a surgical video demonstrating reconstruction of complete sternal cleft associated with congenital heart disease in single sitting.
Left Subclavian Artery and Jugular Vein Replacement With Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction for Pre-Treated Ewing Sarcoma
June 2, 2021
Resection of Ewing sarcoma of the thoracic outlet is shown in this video.
JTCVS Deep Dive - An Interview With Dr Bryan Burt: "Safety of Robotic First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome"
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.