This video demonstrates a minimally invasive thymomectomy for a large Type AB thymoma in a fifty-six-year-old patient without myasthenia gravis.
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May 18, 2022
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.
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.