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Robotic

September 27, 2016
The success of training techniques including dividing robotic lobectomy into graduated steps, reviewing video peformances of trainees, and coaching through challenging technical maneuvers were tracked during a 5-year experience.
September 15, 2016
Franca Melfi of the University of Pisa, Italy, discusses the benefits of robotic surgery in the management of mediastinal disease, along with the supporting evidence.
August 17, 2016
Alper Toker of Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, argues for the increased use of robotic approaches for lung resection procedures.
June 23, 2016
In this STS-sponsored webinar, an expert panel of speakers presents on a broad spectrum of issues regarding readmission following cardiac surgery in general, and coronary bypass surgery in particular.
June 20, 2016
In this video, the authors demonstrate how a robotic catheter can be used to steer a snare in order to capture a tilted IVC filter.
May 10, 2016
This video demonstrates a robotic lobectomy through a subxiphoid approach.
May 5, 2016
This article summarizes the current status of robotic approaches to mitral valve repair.  The technique is suitable to all types of degenerative mitral valve disease, and the outcomes are similar to those for open repair. 
May 3, 2016
The authors report on the surgical approach and technique for using the da Vinci Xi and robotic stapler in three different general thoracic cases.
April 7, 2016
Franca Melfi of the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, discusses her 13 years of experience performing robotic thoracic surgery.
March 28, 2016
A refreshing , adequately supported by pragmatic imaging, 22 minute presentation from an Arizona meeting that many surgeons would find quite informative and educating. Dr.

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