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Thoracic

June 23, 2022
This scientific statement is a granular contribution to a major cardiovascular issue, illuminating nuances of the "generally recognized as safe" (GRAS) FDA designation. One would expect the relevant Thoracic Associations in North America and Europe to contribute to this debate.
May 24, 2022
The CTSNet Resident Video Competition continues to be a highlight for the cardiothoracic surgery online community. CTSNet is excited to announce the winner of the 2021 competition, Dr. Julia Coughlin.
April 12, 2022
This book by John Elefteriades and Bulat Ziganshin represents a distillation of forty years of clinical practice in treating patients with diseases of the thoracic aorta.
February 23, 2022
Esophageal stents are an important treatment tool for a variety of patients but have been associated with high complication rates. This video presents tips for placement, types of stents, and procedure for placement.
February 21, 2022
This video demonstrates the successful treatment of bronchocutaneous fistula and pneumothorax necessities with placement of an endobronchial valve.
February 16, 2022
This apical segmentectomy was performed by uniportal approach. Indocyanine green was injected into the blood via a peripheral vein to identify the intersegmental plane, allowing more accurate segmentectomies.
February 10, 2022
The penetration of uniportal VATS for lung cancer surgery has pushed surgeons to perform complex sleeve resections using the same approach. This video demonstrates uniportal VATS bronchoplasty of the right middle lobe for a case of right lower lobe NSCLC.
February 9, 2022
A video vignette demonstrating the technique of an open sleeve lobectomy for a bronchial carcinoid tumor
February 7, 2022
This video demonstrates the technique of bronchoplasty for carcinoid tumors, where it is shown that complete lung preservation is possible even for tumors located at critical junctions.
February 3, 2022
This clinical video reviews how a virtual reality (PulmoVR) and 3D platform (Pulmo3D) have contributed to the planning and execution (including surgical steps) of a complex video assisted thoracoscopic surgical (VATS) S3 segmentectomy.

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