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Diaphragm

February 23, 2021
This Beat episode discusses the latest on robotic diaphragm plication and "robotic-alternative" instrumentation, decreasing overutilization of postoperative chest X-rays, and the current CT surgery job market.
February 15, 2021
This video demonstrates a novel technique for intracorporal suturing using an automatic suture tying device (Cor-Knot) in robotic diaphragm plication.
November 11, 2020
This video demonstrates the tension-free closure of a large Morgagni hernia utilizing laparoscopic-assisted transabdominal sutures.
October 12, 2020
This video demonstrates the thoracoscopic management of recurrent pleural effusion due to peritoneal dialysis (PD hydrothorax).
July 2, 2020
This is a case presentation including intraoperative video of a robotic-assisted laparoscopic repair of a hernia of Morgagni.
June 8, 2020
This video demonstrates the robotic repair of an incarcerated right-sided diaphragmatic hernia containing transverse colon.
January 13, 2020
This video demonstrates a left VATS diaphragm plication using the ArtiSential® wristed instruments.
November 12, 2019
This case report describes a young woman who presented with severe respiratory distress due to a spontaneous diaphragmatic hernia that was caused by labor contractions, which was managed by the emergency surgical repair of the diaphragm.
September 2, 2019
This video demonstrates the technique of robot-assisted plication of a right hemidiaphragm.
June 3, 2019
The authors discuss the management of massive Morgagni hernia with right heart compression.

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