A large RCT suggesting superiority of the transcatheter 'Alfieri' (Mitra-clip, edge to edge) repair over BMT. .
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Consensus on Technical Procedures for Simulation-Based Training in Thoracic Surgery: An International Needs Assessment
May 25, 2023
Seventeen procedures were identified by a Delphi process as feasible for simulation-based training.
May 25, 2023
This video shows a robotic phrenic-sparing thymectomy for a B3 thymoma after ICG detection of the phrenic nerve and periphrenic vessels.
May 23, 2023
This is a case of video assisted thoracoscopic surgery resection of a posterior mediastinal cyst, located within the inferior pulmonary ligament and adjacent to the inferior pulmonary vein and esophagus.
May 16, 2023
This video demonstrates the use of the NeoChord DS1000 system, which is an innovative device that implants multiple sets of Gortex neochords onto the prolapsing segment of the posterior mitral valve leaflet through a minimally invasive approach without cardiopulmonary bypass.
May 9, 2023
April 26, 2023
This is the third session of the 4th International Conference for Sublobar Resections and Evolving Techniques for Lung Cancer held in January 2023, including talks from four experts around the world discussing sublobar resection for pure GGO.
April 11, 2023
This video demonstrates a robotic assisted mitral valve repair after a failed transcatheter edge-to-edge repair.
April 10, 2023
This video reviews the technique for robotic-assisted paraesophageal hernia repair with both Dor and Nissen fundoplications, focusing on operative anatomy and critical steps for early learners.
Patients’ Satisfaction with Local and General Anesthesia for Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery—Results of the First Randomized Controlled Trial PASSAT
April 6, 2023
This single center, open RCT compared patients’ satisfaction with local (LA) or general anesthesia (GA) for video-assisted thoracoscopy. Fifty patients were allocated to GA and 57 to LA. Patient satisfaction did not differ significantly for anesthesiology care, general perioperative care, or recovery after surgery.