A review suggests that minimally invasive coronary grafting with TCRAT technique could be routinely applied in obese patients with results that are not clinically different from non-obese patients.
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JTCVS Deep Dive - An Interview With Dr Bryan Burt: "Safety of Robotic First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome"
March 24, 2021
Brian Mitzman interviews lead author and expert Dr Bryan Burt on an in-press JTCVS publication evaluating robotic first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome.
March 22, 2021
This video demonstrates how to perform robotic right middle lobe lobectomy.
March 11, 2021
This video demonstrates the video-assisted thoracoscopic management of a ruptured pulmonary hydatid cyst.
March 9, 2021
In this CTSNet To Go podcast episode, Jessica Luc interviews Marc Ruel about his pioneering work in minimally invasive cardiac surgical operations.
March 8, 2021
This video demonstrates how to safely and efficiently perform VATS right middle lobe lobectomy.
Endoscopic Transnasal Drainage for Management of Iatrogenic Esophageal Perforation and Mediastinal Abscess
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.
March 1, 2021
The authors present a video of a total thoracoscopic repair of a double aortic arch in a pediatric patient.
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy After Pediatric Nissen Fundoplication for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
February 22, 2021
The authors present a clinical video highlighting the technique used to perform a completely minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy for a patient with a history of open Nissen fundoplication performed as an infant for GERD who developed esophageal adenocarcinoma as an adult.
The International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Expert Consensus Statement on Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Low- and Intermediate-Risk Patients: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized and Propensity-Matched Studies
February 21, 2021
In this article, Thourani et al present the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Expert Consensus Statement on transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement in low- and intermediate-risk patients: A meta-analysis of randomized and propensity-matched studies.