This article and video describe a robotic right upper sleeve lobectomy for the treatment of a non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), with regard to both relevant anatomy and surgical technique.
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Trachea and bronchi
September 26, 2022
August 31, 2022
This video demonstrates robotic endoluminal bronchoscopy with Ion using cone beam CT.
August 22, 2022
This episode of Brompton Grand Rounds features Shanda Blackmon, professor and consultant at Mayo Clinic in the U.S., Division of Thoracic Surgery, and a pioneer in 3D printing and building prototypes for complex thoracic resections. In this video, she discusses polymer-mediated drug delivery in thoracic cancers. In this video, she discusses ECMO for difficult airway surgery.
July 18, 2022
This video shows the management of a large tracheal tear (4 cm) postesophagectomy using a partially covered stent. After three months the stent was removed, and the posterior wall of the trachea was completely healed.
June 29, 2022
Watch the June 18 recording of the ISMICS 2022 Thoracic Masters Session 3A: My Favorite Case.
June 23, 2022
It’s already halfway through 2022. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up the six most popular thoracic videos published so far this year.
Cardiopulmonary Consequences of Vaping in Adolescents: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
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.
Successful Use of an Endobronchial Valve for Post-Operative Bronchocutaneous Fistula and Pneumothorax Necessitans
February 21, 2022
This video demonstrates the successful treatment of bronchocutaneous fistula and pneumothorax necessities with placement of an endobronchial valve.
Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Right Lower Lobectomy with Bronchoplasty of Right Middle Lobe
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 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.