The authors present the case of an inadvertent complication (Clavien-Dindo Grade IIIa) that occurred following routine microbiological swabbing for SARS-CoV-2 from a tracheostomy site that was successfully retrieved.
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Trachea and bronchi
Beware the Stick: A Case of a Fractured Nasopharyngeal COVID-19 Screening Swab Lost to a Patient’s Distal Airways
December 18, 2020
December 16, 2020
In light of the current global pandemic, in May 2020, the Italian Society of Thoracic Endoscopy organized a virtual roundtable of experts directly involved with the first phase of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Immunotherapy: Opening New Horizons for Patients With Early-Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
November 21, 2020
A scholarly and sober narrative review on , as the authors state, a ' hot topic' that is already being debated in Multidisciplinary Meetings and Lung Cnacer Boards.
October 28, 2020
In this interview, Shruti Jayakumar and Martin Elliott discuss his path to and experience in congenital heart surgery.
July 14, 2020
A small histopathological study of SARS and influenza autopsies compared to rejected for transplantation lungs. There is some speculation on the popular procoagulopathic nature of the panvirus, based on expression of angiotensin converting enzyme 2.There might be a collateral stimulus for lung preservation in organ retrieval.
March 11, 2020
The authors present the endotracheal resection of a cystic lesion in the trachea under direct layrngoscopy.
January 15, 2020
In this video, the authors demonstrate a minimally invasive robotic tracheobronchoplasty in a patient with significant tracheobronchomalacia with excessive dynamic airway compromise.
The Effects of Escalation of Respiratory Support and Prolonged Invasive Ventilation on Outcomes of Cardiac Surgical Patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study
December 4, 2019
Cohort study from the UK, fuelling the escalating debate on blood management in perioperative cardiovascular care.
October 14, 2019
The authors present the first case of a solitary pulmonary nodule that was diagnosed and staged with robotic bronchoscopy and resected via robotic lobectomy by the same team.
September 25, 2019
This video demonstrates the authors’ experience performing a left pneumonectomy using the biportal VATS approach.