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The authors report a very rare case of distal migration of ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter into the left lower lobe of the lung.
May 20, 2019
This article presents a rare case of an infarct of the residual upper lobe following a right upper lobectomy, which presented with opacity in the right upper zone and was reported as a “gossypiboma” by a radiologist.
May 6, 2019
In this report, the authors present an atypical case of left atrial appendage aneurysm—which has been surgically treated with success—to supplement the literature and to discuss the diagnosis and the treatment.
May 3, 2019
My3DLung is an interactive animated tool best used by physicians in the office to explain the anatomy of the lung before and after surgery.
May 1, 2019
The authors discuss a technique of aortic root remodeling without handling of coronaries ostia and a special technique for the posterior aortic wall anastomosis that avoids risk of hidden leak and false aneurysm.
April 23, 2019
This video demonstrates the right subclavian artery cut-down technique for implantation of an Impella® 5.0 as a short-term mechanical circulatory support device for the left heart.
April 12, 2019
The authors describe a 22-year-old carpenter who presented two hours after a nail gun injury to the manubrium sterni without hemodynamic compromise.
February 19, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate the Perclose® suture mediated closure technique for closure of the femoral artery after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
February 4, 2019
The authors highlight the importance of history-taking and a high index of suspicion to diagnose cases of neglected traumatic diaphragmatic hernia.
January 30, 2019
A Kirchner wire used to fix a right clavicle fracture had migrated into the mediastinum and left lung, and it was removed by videothoracoscopy.
January 29, 2019
In this video, the authors present a triple coronary endarterectomy in a 68-year-old patient with severe coronary artery disease using a closed-traction technique.

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