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July 10, 2024
This video presents a case of a robotic-assisted left lower lobectomy with intrapericardial pulmonary vein dissection and division for non-small cell lung cancer.
July 4, 2024
The authors report the results of their randomized controlled trial (RCT) exploring the use of preoperative CT three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction and its impact on operative time and outcomes in thoracoscopic segmentectomy.
July 2, 2024
Dr. Mara Antonoff spoke to Dr. Cecilia Pompili on the recently published results of the CheckMate 816 trials and the importance of patient-reported outcomes.
July 1, 2024
This video demonstrates how the authors perform right upper lobectomies. There is never a perfect case, but the authors believe they are managing to reproduce great results with this technique.
June 24, 2024
This video demonstrates a redo RATS pleural metastasectomy of type B3 Thymoma (Masaoka stage II) and plication of the left diaphragm in the same setting.
June 20, 2024
This consensus paper released by the AATS puts forth 17 recommendations regarding subsolid lung nodules.
June 20, 2024
In this phase three national, multicenter, UK randomized controlled trial, the authors seek to compare outcomes after extended pleurectomy decortication plus chemotherapy versus chemotherapy alone. The trial recruited patients between 2015 and 2021 from 26 UK hospitals, recruiting and randomly assigning patients with a 1:1 allocation ratio.
June 17, 2024
This video demonstrates a robotic assisted lobectomy for an endobronchial tumor and subsequent bronchial closure with two continuous absorbable barbed loop sutures.
June 13, 2024
This editorial summarizes the landscape that led to the founding of the Thoracic Surgical Oncology Group in 2017, in an era when, due to various oncology group reorganizations, a need developed for a focused committee to conduct thoracic surgery oncology-based clinical trials. The group has expanded over the years to include 32 hospitals.
June 13, 2024
In this trial of 337 patients undergoing open or thoracoscopic lung resection randomized to postoperative chest drain removal based on a standard threshold of 200 mL/24 hours or 5 mL/kg/24 hours, there were no differences in pleural effusion, dyspnea, or time to chest drain removal; however, the weight-adjusted threshold was associated with earlier h