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December 4, 2023
This video demonstrates a novel minimally invasive two-stage approach to the treatment of dysphagia lusoria.
November 15, 2023
This video illustrates the use of a robotic platform for the resection of an esophageal lesion and minimally invasive suture.
October 18, 2023
This video shares a twelve-step operative approach for a robotic Nissen fundoplication with operative steps and technical pearls.
October 16, 2023
This video demonstrates resection of an esophageal leiomyoma.
May 19, 2023
In 737 patients who underwent esophagectomy at an experienced single center, strictures developed in 105 patients, or 14 percent, that required endoscopic dilation within a year.
April 13, 2023
This study aimed to measure the quality of life (QOL) as reported by patients after esophagectomy, a procedure which has a high rate of mortality.
April 10, 2023
This video reviews the technique for robotic-assisted paraesophageal hernia repair with both Dor and Nissen fundoplications, focusing on operative anatomy and critical steps for early learners.
March 31, 2023
This retrospective cohort study aimed to document the detection of anastomotic leak after esophagectomy. It was concluded that early postoperative esophagrams often miss leaks, leading to greater clinical consequences than leaks that are detected upon the first esophagram.
March 23, 2023
This study set out to analyze the shifting surgical approach and outcomes in esophagectomy using The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Surgery Database. The authors found that over the past decade, the dominant approach has changed to be overwhelmingly minimally invasive.
March 16, 2023
Although they are not as common as other thoracic procedures, esophageal procedures are important for every thoracic surgeon to have in their library of knowledge. These five videos demonstrate different techniques for esophagectomy, hiatal hernia repair, and more.