This video illustrates a procedure for a patient who was initially diagnosed with a duplication cyst, but was found to have a posterior mediastinal tumor in the superior sulcus during a VATS procedure.
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Hybrid Uniportal VATS Technique for Left Upper Lobectomy With Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction
May 14, 2018
The authors demonstrate a hybrid uniportal VATS left upper lobectomy with chest wall resection and reconstruction.
April 16, 2018
This video demonstrates a VATS resection of a congenital lobar emphysema in a young woman with spontaneous pneumothorax, and the author discusses the presence of osseous metaplasia of the lung.
April 5, 2018
Mr Sridhar Rathinam of the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK, discusses the surgical treatment of emphysema.
March 26, 2018
This video shows a totally thoracoscopic right basilar segmentectomy for a carcinoid tumor, with manual suturing of the bronchus.
March 17, 2018
This video demonstrates an anatomic variation encountered during a uniportal VATS right lower lobectomy - the absence of right segment arterial branch six.
January 31, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, Joel Dunning, Moishe Liberman, and Eric Goudie discuss the division of pulmonary arteries using an energy device.
January 22, 2018
A model analysis of a phase I surgical device trial. The readable editorial discusses the adoption of surgical innovation on the occasion of a harmonic sealing device for pulmonary resections, highlighting the problem of ligating small branches of the pulmonary artery in confined spaces.
January 15, 2018
This video demonstrates the key steps of a right upper microlobectomy. The authors have performed microlobectomy for the last three years and the results of their experience were published in 2017.
January 12, 2018
The authors summarizes a personal experience with 529 patients undergoing VATS operations under local anesthesia and sedation. No nerve block, epidural, laryngeal mask airway, or endotracheal intubation was used. Indications were lung nodule, hemothorax, empyema, pleural effusion, pericardial effusion, chylothorax, etc. There was one unsuccessful