Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, John Puskas, Michael Halkos, and Robert Kiaii discuss hybrid coronary revascularization.
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December 20, 2018
Robotic Right S1 Segmentectomy Extended to S2 and Middle Lobe Wedge Resection Assisted by Multimodal Imaging System
December 10, 2018
This video demonstrates how imaging-assisted surgery can enhance the prospects of robotic pulmonary segmentectomy.
Simulation for Technical Challenge: Complete Portal Robotic Distal Tracheal and Left Main Stem Resection and Reconstruction on ECMO
December 3, 2018
This video demonstrates the utility of cadaveric simulation in preparation for a complete portal robotic carinal resection and reconstruction on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
November 27, 2018
This video demonstrates three methods for identifying the LAD target in minimally invasive robot-assisted CABG.
September 26, 2018
This video demonstrates a robotic right upper lobe apical segmentectomy with a three-arm technique and a 10 mm assistant port as surgical treatment for a lung metastasis from colorectal carcinoma.
Robotic-Assisted Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: Long-Term Experience With Follow-Up
September 6, 2018
Bob Kiaii of the London Health Sciences Centre in Ontario, Canada, presents a discussion on his long-term experience with a robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass grafting.
August 31, 2018
Grimminger and colleagues present their technique for a four-armed robotic approach to esophageal cancer surgery. The authors note the improved control and dexterity offered by the addition of the fourth arm, leading to greater surgeon independence in this complex procedure.
August 21, 2018
For high volume surgeons (defined as 20 or more annual lobectomies), the use of a robotic approach had a lower conversion to open rate and a lower complication rate, while having a mean operating time that was 25 min longer on average compared to a VATS approach.
July 25, 2018
This video, filmed by the BBC, shows one of the first totally endoscopic mitral valve repairs using the lateral endoscopic approach with robotics technique performed in the UK, and it follows a patient's remarkable recovery from this procedure.
July 19, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Ft Lauderdale, FL, Joel Dunning of the James Cook University Hospital in London, UK, interviews Raja Flores of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, USA, about surgical treatment for mesothelioma and lung cancer.