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CTSNet is excited to announce that “McKeown Esophagectomy” by Caitlin Harrington has won first place in the 2016 Resident Video Competition.
April 27, 2017
Gonzalo Varela of Salamanca University Hospital, Spain, reviews the evidence for the operative fixation of traumatic rib fractures.
April 26, 2017
The authors present the case of a 20-year-old woman who underwent uniportal VATS for treatment of a large hydatid cyst.
April 25, 2017
Tristan Yan demonstrates a technique for peripheral venous and central aortic cannulation for the Mini-Bentall and hemiarch procedure.
April 24, 2017
The thoracic outlet is an anatomically challenging location for thoracic surgeons due to the bony obstructions and the compact anatomy of great vessels and nerves. The authors demonstrate their technique for the resection of a schwannoma on the thoracic outlet.
April 20, 2017
Peter Licht of Odense University Hospital, Denmark, discusses the increasing use of the VATS approach in general thoracic surgery, and considers potential future developments.
April 19, 2017
This video shows a robotic lingulectomy and lymphadenectomy in a 62-year-old non-smoker with a history of Dukes' B colorectal adenocarcinoma.
April 18, 2017
Professor Tristan Yan demonstrates how to perform a mini-sternotomy via a 5 cm access incision.
April 17, 2017
The authors present a case in which they performed a left upper lobectomy and sleeve resection of the left pulmonary artery and extended resection of the thoracic aortic wall after the placement of an endoluminal prosthesis (TEVAR).
April 14, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, a panel discusses how #ILookLikeASurgeon can be used to change public perceptions of who can be a surgeon and inspire future generations to pursue a career in surgery.
April 13, 2017
Thierry Carrel of University Hospital Bern, Switzerland, discusses outcomes of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery, and explores the possible contraindications of minimally invasive approaches.

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