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Mediastinum

September 30, 2021
This video demonstrates a left VATS thymectomy performed with wristed ArtiSential instruments.
September 20, 2021
This video describes a totally robotic approach to a rare mediastinal presentation: an ectopic thyroid presenting as an anterior mediastinal mass with intimate contact with the innominate vein.
September 16, 2021
This article contains a video demonstrating the excision of an anterior mediastinal mass via a subxiphoid VATS technique on a pregnant female with a history of previous cardiac surgery via midline sternotomy. In this case, a subxiphoid approach was chosen to avoid the complications of redo sternotomy.
August 9, 2021
With growing interest in employing minimally invasive surgery for the resection of chest masses, this operative technique feature provides the technical and anatomical details of the resection of a large anterior mediastinal mass with a corresponding video highlighting key steps of the operation.
March 5, 2021
The authors present a video illustrating the endoscopic management and drain placement for an iatrogenic proximal esophageal perforation with uncontrolled mediastinal sepsis.
February 24, 2021
This video shows the clinical case, imaging, and surgical approach (clamshell) for a giant mediastinal germ cell tumor, which kept growing after chemotherapy despite normalization of serum tumor markers.
January 25, 2021
The authors describe in this video the use of technetium-marked albumin macroaggregates (MAA-99mTc) to mark lymph nodes.
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.
November 18, 2020
This video demonstrates the ubxiphoid approach combined with nonintubated opioid-free anesthesia for the excision of a large thymoma that required pericardial resection.
June 23, 2020
This video demonstrates the resection and replacement of the superior vena cava (SVC) and left innominate vein for the surgical treatment of a large invasive thymoma.

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