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Trachea and bronchi

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.
January 28, 2017
Using pigs as an experimental model, the authors demonstrated incorporation of bioengineered tracheal grafts in large tracheal defects.  The grafts were constructed of acellular bovine dermis extracellular matrix and human mesenchymal stem cells incubated with chondogenic factors.  The authors demonstrated that the use of stem cells resulted in chond
November 24, 2016
The authors performed a meta-analysis to evaluate (1)  if the timing of tracheostomy after cardiac surgery and (2) whether the type of tracheostomy (open v. percutaneous) impacted the incidence of sternal wound infection (SWI).   The findings were as follows:
November 1, 2016
This video demonstrates a slide tracheoplasty for long segment tracheal stenosis in a five-month-old patient.