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Thoracic Videos

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Paul Van Schil of Antwerp University Hospital in Belgium discusses surgical approaches for various stages of non-small cell lung cancer.
June 17, 2014
In this video, a single 3.5 cm incision was used for a VATS right upper lobectomy and lymph node dissection for non-small cell carcinoma in a 61-year-old female patient. The incision was only slightly larger than a chest tube insertion incision.
June 4, 2014
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting, the roundtable discussion focuses on the growing role of women in the cardiothoracic surgery specialty.
May 13, 2014
This video shows a left thoracotomy approach to a giant epiphrenic diverticulum in a symptomatic patient.
May 7, 2014
At the culmination of years of formal training, cardiothoracic surgery residents are faced with the reality of entering individual practice. Making this transition smoothly, the value of early mentorship, and other pearls are discussed in this roundtable discussion, which was filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting.
April 21, 2014
This video demonstrates a left video-assisted thoracoscopic sleeve lower lobectomy in a 68-year-old male smoker with an endobronchial squamous cell carcinoma of the left lower lobe.
April 17, 2014
This video demonstrates a left upper lobe posterior and apical segmentectomy, preserving the lingular and anterior segment, in a patient with impaired lung function.
April 14, 2014
This video demonstrates the technical details of a primary tracheal tumor resection involving the cervical trachea; the procedure was performed after radiotherapy and brachytherapy, following emergency laser-assisted rigid bronchoscopy.
April 3, 2014
This video describes the surgical technique of performing a VATS segmentectomy in a 22-month-old child with a cavitating left upper lobe nodule.
March 13, 2014
This video demonstrates the technical details of a redo cervical tracheal resection and laryngotracheal reconstruction for recurrent subglottic cicatricial stenosis that is not amenable to endoscopic treatment.
March 3, 2014
This video demonstrates the technical details of performing a totally endoscopic anterior approach, right video-assisted thoracoscopic sleeve lobectomy in a 42-year-old male smoker with a stage I adenocarcinoma of the right upper lobe of lung.

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