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Pleura

January 8, 2020
In this randomized trial including 330 pts with MPE, talc slurry and VATS talc insufflation under local anesthesia had similar failure rates (24% vs 22%) at 90 days.
December 19, 2019
The authors describe the case report of a young woman with catamenial pneumothorax who underwent surgical treatment by robotic assisted thoracoscopy.
December 6, 2019
In this multi-institutional randomized trial comparing talc slurry through a chest tube to talc pudrage during VATS, success rates at 90 days were similar.
September 9, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate a robotic decortication for a trapped lung and a bilateral lung transplantation.
August 14, 2019
A comprehensive audio lecture from an academic pathologist on non-malignant pulmonary lesions.
May 24, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest Despite being the leading cause of death in the US, heart disease was the most-Googled disease in only one state: Maine.
April 1, 2019
This video demonstrates the technical aspects of clot removal and control of hemorrhage using robot-assisted evacuation of the left hemothorax following an attempted left subclavian line insertion and redo heart port tricuspid valve replacement through a right minithoracotomy.
April 1, 2019
This video demonstrates the robot-assisted resection of a large solitary fibrous tumor followed by repair of iatrogenic diaphragmatic hernia.
January 7, 2019
Malignant pleural effusions (MPE) affect up to 15% of all patients with cancer, and in the last few years several well-designed randomized clinical trials have been published.
November 20, 2018
Primary focal hyperhidrosis (PFH) may lead to psychosocial deficits. One of the minimally invasive treatment methods is endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, an effective therapeutic option that the authors hypothesized might lead to decreased psychotropic medications usage.

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