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VATS

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 the year, and surgeons across the globe have shared a huge amount of valuable cardiothoracic surgery expertise with the CTSNet community in the form of clinical and surgical videos. We’ve rounded up the six most popular videos in the thoracic specialty published so far this year.
June 21, 2022
Joel Dunning’s initial impressions on uniportal thoracic robotic surgery.
June 14, 2022
This video presents a uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery left lower posterobasal anatomic segmentectomy S10. The segmentectomy uses the inferior approach, which is less difficult technically because it avoids the fissure dissection of the bronchovascular elements. When the fissure is incomplete, this inferior approach is the best approach.
March 10, 2022
Surgeons often look to make the smallest incision possible to facilitate faster postoperative recovery. This video shows how to make a smaller incision when performing a VATS excision of pleural mass excision.
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 3, 2022
This clinical video reviews how a virtual reality (PulmoVR) and 3D platform (Pulmo3D) have contributed to the planning and execution (including surgical steps) of a complex video assisted thoracoscopic surgical (VATS) S3 segmentectomy.
January 31, 2022
This video demonstrates a case of successful removal of a fractured chemoport catheter (6.5cm) that embolized into the left pulmonary artery using a left video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) approach.
December 14, 2021
A Demonstration of Right VATS 9 and 10 bi-segmentectomy for metastatic bowel adenocarcinoma. A lung parenchymal sparing procedure.
October 25, 2021
The authors describe a technique for simultaneously completing a lung resection and adrenalectomy safely through a VATS approach.

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