Drs Joel Dunning, Dawn Jaroszewski, and Daniel Miller discuss the benefits that the Nuss procedure provides for patients and the criteria that they use to select patients as candidates for surgery. The panelists consider both the cosmetic and impairment aspects of pectus excavatum, and the best approaches for a stable surgical repair.
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February 25, 2020
January 7, 2020
Leanne Harling, Mustafa Yuksel, and Ian Hunt discuss the management of pectus deformities, focusing on benefits of surgical intervention, importance of specialist centers, and tailoring of treatment strategies.
In Global News: Updated US TAVR Coverage Decision, 3D Modeling for Chest Wall Reconstruction, and Disparity in Eligibility for Lung Cancer Screening
June 28, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest San Francisco, California, passed an ordinance to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the city, the first such ordinance in the USA.
February 4, 2019
The authors highlight the importance of history-taking and a high index of suspicion to diagnose cases of neglected traumatic diaphragmatic hernia.
January 28, 2019
The authors describe the surgical resection of a chest wall dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and reconstruction using deltopectoral fasciocutaneous flaps.
January 24, 2019
Filmed at the 2018 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Leanne Harling, Mustafa Yuksel, and Ian Hunt discuss the management of pectus deformities.
August 13, 2018
A brief readable commentary on the Robiscek technique on the occasion of a meta-analysis of an expensive alternative.
July 4, 2018
Bone allograft is used in orthopedics for filling bony defects and restoring skeletal continuity. The authors have applied it to chest wall reconstruction and long-term stabilization.
Hybrid Uniportal VATS Technique for Left Upper Lobectomy With Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction
May 14, 2018
The authors demonstrate a hybrid uniportal VATS left upper lobectomy with chest wall resection and reconstruction.
March 14, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, Joel Dunning, Dawn Jaroszewski, and Daniel Miller discuss important considerations in relation to the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum.