In this article, Loo et al demonstrate in a survey to the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association membership that only approximately 20% of trainees were accurate in estimating surgeon reimbursement, with a demonstrated lack of understanding in how reimbursement models work, despite acknowledgement of its importance.
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August 28, 2021
July 12, 2021
In this article, Dr. Sandhu et al. review their 22-year experience in managing patients with thoracic aortic graft infection. They demonstrate that this infection is highly morbid and requires prompt antimicrobial coverage, debridement, graft replacement, and vascularized graft coverage to prevent morbidity and mortality.
July 12, 2021
In this article, Dr. Farber et al. describe the acceptable five year outcomes of using the Conformable GORE® TAG® thoracic endoprosthesis (CTAG) device (W.L. Gore and Associates, Flagstaff, AZ) for thoracic endovascular repair (TEVAR) of blunt aortic injuries in a prospective, single-arm study among 111 patients.
July 8, 2021
Surgical management of double aortic arch associated with subclavian artery aneurysm
June 11, 2021
A useful detailed review (or state-of-the-art article) on revascularisation in extracardiac vascular stenoocclusive atheromatosis.
Repair of Saccular Aortic Arch Aneurysm in a Patient With Behcet Disease and Multiple Aortic Aneurysms
June 9, 2021
Repair of arch aneurysm resulting from Behcet disease is shown in this video.
June 7, 2021
An electroevaporative surgical technique is a unique and effective surgical approach that can be used in all major thoracic surgical oncology cases.
June 4, 2021
A good discussion on the concepts of: 1. aortic true lumen and false lumen behavior after repair of acute Type A aortic dissection2. distal anastomotic new entry tear after hemiarch repair3. impact of above on clinical outcomes4. strategies on preventing distal anastomotic entry tear
Left Subclavian Artery and Jugular Vein Replacement With Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction for Pre-Treated Ewing Sarcoma
June 2, 2021
Resection of Ewing sarcoma of the thoracic outlet is shown in this video.
May 24, 2021
This video tutorial demonstrates the surgical anatomy along the extrapleural plane in the right chest, the pathological features of malignant pleural mesothelioma, and the techniques of extrapleural pneumonectomy.