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Robotic

March 8, 2016
This video shows a complex robotic-assisted mitral valve repair performed for active endocarditis with persistent bacteremia, fevers, and embolic neurologic events.
February 22, 2016
This video demonstrates the robotic approach for wedge resection, pleurectomy, and mechanical pleurodesis for recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax.
February 6, 2016
NHS england carries out a series of consultations to guide national policy. Their recommendations are usually completely binding and result in policy change across the whole of the UK. Hospitals are unable to carry out operations for which they withdraw NHS funding. 
November 16, 2015
In presentations recorded at the 2015 EACTS Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Johannes Bonatti, Franca Melfi, and Carlo Milli discuss topics in robotic cardiothoracic surgery.
November 11, 2015
This video demonstrates an example of a transabdominal approach for removing a large esophageal leiomyoma with the da Vinci robot system.
September 2, 2015
In this recent interview with Joel Dunning, Robert Cerfolio discusses his philosophies regarding thoracic surgery and life.
August 22, 2015
Outcomes of robotic vs nonrobotic cardiac surgery were evaluated using 1:2 propensity score matching of patients in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample.  Operations included valves/septae (10%), coronary arteries (47%), and other.  Mean costs were 7.5% higher for robotic cases.  Robotic procedures had shorter length of stay (5 vs 6 days), lower mortality
August 5, 2015
This video demonstrates a robotic left middle lobectomy in a patient with situs inversus totalis.
July 23, 2015
Scott Swanson, Shanda Blackmon, Robert Cerfolio, and Bernard Park discuss minimally invasive lung surgery, highlighting robotic and video-assisted methods.
June 15, 2015
This video documents the author's technique for robotic diaphragm plication.

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