Peter Licht of Odense University Hospital, Denmark, discusses the increasing use of the VATS approach in general thoracic surgery, and considers potential future developments.
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April 20, 2017
April 12, 2017
This video demonstrates how VATS can be utilized for rib resection.
April 6, 2017
Pala Rajesh of Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK, argues that VATS sympathectomy is a useful procedure that contains clinical value for patients with thoracic sympathetic blockade.
March 31, 2017
This video demonstrates sharp dissection of vascular structures during VATS lobectomy.
March 10, 2017
This video shows a thymectomy for a thymic cyst and a wedge resection of a nodule in the right upper lobe. A subxyphoid uniportal VATS approach was used.
February 17, 2017
Eric Lim of the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, describes the benefits of using an endochamelon camera for performing VATS lobectomy.
Initial experience in uniportal subxiphoid video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for major lung resections
January 2, 2017
There is a rediscovered interest in use of a subxiphoid incision to perform lung surgery. This work follows a review of 105 lobectomies published in March 2016 in the Journal of Thoracic Disease from the same institution, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital.
December 8, 2016
This essay is a historical review of the development of pulmonary lobectomy.
December 6, 2016
This video shows a sleeve microlobectomy of the right upper lobe.
November 21, 2016
This video demonstrates a VATS procedure performed on a 16-year-old male who had been stabbed in the right lower chest.