An interesting article describing the interface between medical 3D printing and art. It briefly outlines current and future applications, and it also describes constraints to the use of this technology.
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Trachea and bronchi
February 18, 2018
February 5, 2018
This video demonstrates an open window thoracostomy, performed for a broncopleural fistula that occurred three months after a left pneumonectomy.
In Global News: 3D Printing Tracheas, Free Heart Surgery for Children, and a Test for Barrett’s Esophagus
January 19, 2018
Patient Care China and Cambodia will work together on a program to provide free heart surgery to 100 Cambodian children with congenital heart disease.
January 4, 2018
Sacha Mussot of the Marie Lannelongue Hospital in Le Plessis-Robinson, France, discusses tracheal resection.
December 13, 2017
As many will recall, world chess champion Garry Kasparov was defeated by IBM's Deep Blue computer in 1997. Now machine-learning algorithms have bested trained pathologists in differentiating between benign and malignant changes in sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer patients. We can expect to see increasing involvement of AI in pathology as well
August 9, 2017
This video demonstrates a mediastinal tracheostomy to treat laryngeal cancer that recurred after a previous total laryngectomy.
July 31, 2017
This video explains a technique for closure of a tracheocutaneous fistula, an infrequent complication of a prolonged tracheostomy.
July 19, 2017
I particularly enjoyed Table 1 of this succinct mini manual on ' robotic' assisted oncologic pulmonary resections (‘robotic’ is a catchy cross-speciality misnomer particularly adored by popular media; probably too late to ostracise the term, yet it leaves the computer-assisted surgeons open to malpractice claims!).
July 17, 2017
The authors present the case of a 65-year-old male patient who, during an episode of pneumonia, underwent a bronchoscopy that revealed a right upper lobe endobronchial lesion.
February 6, 2017
The objective of this video is to demonstrate several tools and techniques used to salvage a traumatic posterior membranous tracheal tear that occurred during an intubation in the field.