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Mediastinum

January 24, 2023
This video demonstrates how to handle untreatable postoperative bleeding by keeping the sternum open with a VAC sponge and negative chest pressure.
December 6, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Benjamin Besse, Professor of Medical Oncology at Paris-Saclay University, Orsay; Head of the Cancer Medicine Department at Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus, France; and Chair of the EORTC Lung Group. In this video, he presents on targeted treatments for thymoma.
November 10, 2022
This video shows resection of a giant mediastinal mass while avoiding sternotomy, performed by RATS.
May 18, 2022
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive thymomectomy for a large Type AB thymoma in a fifty-six-year-old patient without myasthenia gravis.
May 17, 2022
Redo sternotomy in pediatric cardiac surgery can be made less risky by putting the patient on peripheral bypass using iliac vessels which allow for bigger sized cannulae than femoral vessels, and it is technically simpler. This video gives a visual example of how to do this.
February 2, 2022
This video describes the case of a 50-year-old female with a history of a mediastinal neurofibroma, resected via a right posterolateral thoracotomy 17 years prior to presentation, who presented with a new extremely apical posterior mediastinal mass for which she underwent robotic resection.
January 26, 2022
This video describes the management of an extended resection for thymoma invading the superior vena cava and other essential structures.
December 8, 2021
Cervico-mediastinal mass extending in posterior mediastinum causing severe lower tracheal compression can be safely excised under CPB and facilitates administration of general anaesthsia and intubation. Combined approach by the team of cardiothoracic surgeons, head and neck surgeon and cardiac anaesthesiologists is paramount.
November 8, 2021
We present a case of an azygos vein resection done by RATS on a DaVinci Xi.
September 30, 2021
This video demonstrates a left VATS thymectomy performed with wristed ArtiSential instruments.

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