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Minimally Invasive

October 4, 2022
This video demonstrates uniportal robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (RATS) and its advantages in the treatment of early stage lung cancer.
September 15, 2022
Diego Gonzalez Rivas describes the evolution of his new technique to combine uniportal VATS with robotic surgery.
September 14, 2022
Over the past few years, CTSNet has published dozens of informative articles and videos on minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Minimally invasive techniques can be applied to mitral valve repair and replacement, CABG, and other procedures. Read on for five of our most popular posts on minimally invasive cardiac procedures from experts around the globe.
September 8, 2022
Although laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is the most common procedure for hiatal hernia (HH) repair, HH recurrence because of the breakdown of the hiatoplasty and intrathoracic migration of the wrap has been reported as a common mechanism of failure after primary repair.
September 7, 2022
Preparation of the internal thoracic artery by left minithoracotomy is made difficult by the small surgical access. The use of an harmonic synergy combination hook blade can facilitate the procedure and make it safer.
September 6, 2022
This book introduces a new paradigm in cardiac surgery education in a very relevant field. In its present first edition it already covers a complete array of domains: aortic valve, mitral valve, tricuspid valve, coronaries, arrhythmias and heart failure, and the techniques involved. It achieves all of this through rich text, images, and videos. It would be a great companion to our regular conferences, simulation courses, workshops, and is a must-have in everyone’s professional bookshelf.
September 1, 2022
As a contributor to the Guest Editor Series "Segmentectomy for Lung Cancer," Dr. Dominique Gossot runs through his three tips for perfecting a segmentectomy.
August 3, 2022
This video highlights a segmental anatomy operation, a key point in VATS and RATS segmentectomy procedures.
July 27, 2022
Robotic-assisted thoracic surgery (RATS) is rapidly expanding, and new challenges should be continuously proposed regarding this technology. In effect, the community may further understand its strengths and limits, and consequently, offer better treatment to patients.
July 25, 2022
This video highlights reoperative mitral valve repair surgery after prior sternotomy with fibrillatory arrest in the context of patent coronary grafts.

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