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.
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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.
January 7, 2020
Leanne Harling, Mustafa Yuksel, and Ian Hunt discuss the management of pectus deformities, focusing on benefits of surgical intervention, importance of specialist centers, and tailoring of treatment strategies.
In Global News: Updated US TAVR Coverage Decision, 3D Modeling for Chest Wall Reconstruction, and Disparity in Eligibility for Lung Cancer Screening
June 28, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest San Francisco, California, passed an ordinance to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the city, the first such ordinance in the USA.
May 31, 2019
In this narrated video, Choe and Park present the case of a 56-year old woman with T3N0M0 lung cancer, who underwent robotic lobectomy with concomitant chest wall resection.