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Thoracic Techniques

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The authors describe the surgical resection of a chest wall dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and reconstruction using deltopectoral fasciocutaneous flaps.
January 21, 2019
The authors present a uniportal VATS anatomic right basal segmentectomy performed for the treatment of a 2.5 cm diffuse ground glass opacity adenocarcinoma in the right basal segments, which was found during chronic asthma follow-up.
January 14, 2019
The authors discuss the safety and advantages of the subxiphoid approach and achieving radical resection of thymoma.
December 19, 2018
The authors present a surgical video of a right VATS esophageal diverticulectomy and myotomy, along with advice for carrying out this procedure.
November 19, 2018
This video demonstrates the Toronto Lung Transplant Program's technique for donor lung retrieval.
October 31, 2018
The authors present a video of a robotic assisted pulmonary segmentectomy of the anterior segment of the right upper lobe (S3) for a metastatic nodule.
September 19, 2018
A 50-year-old woman with severe emphysema due to smoking underwent lung volume reduction surgery of her right upper lobe.
August 29, 2018
The authors describe an innovative and previously little-reported technique for closing a tracheocutaneous fistula after prolonged tracheostomy, using a pectoral muscle-cutaneous flap to correct the persistent tracheocutaneous tissue defect.
August 20, 2018
The authors present a video-assisted thoracoscopic technique for diaphragmatic plication due to phrenic nerve paralysis.
July 23, 2018
This video demonstrates right and left pneumonectomies, each performed via a uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic approach.
November 15, 2017
The authors describe their technique for an S1+2 segmentectomy, discussing the anatomical landmarks and variations that are key in this procedure.

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