This study demonstrates the basic concepts and technique of totally endoscopic robotic ASD closure. The operation can be performed for secundum or sinus venosus type ASDs and can be combined with right-sided robotic operations including mitral or tricuspid valve pathologies.
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May 9, 2014
Using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, the authors evaluated outcomes and costs of VATS (37,595) vs robotic (2,498) lobectomy 2008-2011. Robotic lobectomy was associated with higher rates of complications, particularly cardiovascular and iatrogenic bleeding, and higher costs ($22,582 vs $17,874).
April 10, 2014
This is an outstanding 20 minute video on all aspects of segmentectomy for lung cancer from one of the world's experts. There is a whole free Journal on this issue which can be found at http://www.annalscts.com/issue/view/37
December 17, 2013
Filmed at the 2013 EACTS Annual Meeting, this roundtable discussion focuses on Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS), specifically VATS Lobectomy. Joel Dunning, FRCS, PhD moderates this discussion with Marco Scarci, MD, FRCS, and Peyman Sardari Nia, PhD.
February 2, 2012
A robotic technique is described for first rib resection for Paget Schroetter Disease or “effort thrombosis” of the subclavian vein that allows for en bloc resection of the offending portion of the first rib while minimizing the risk of neurovascular injury.
July 22, 2008
January 18, 2007
By Clifton C. Reade, MD, Alan P. Kypson, MD, Friedrich W. Mohr, MD, and W. Randolph Chitwood Jr., MD STSA 2006 Video: Coming Soon!