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Thoracic Videos

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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... More
March 22, 2018
G. Alexander Patterson from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, discusses patient selection and indications for lung transplantation.
March 21, 2018
This video demonstrates a superior caval system reconstruction using a single bovine pericardial patch. The procedure was performed following a radical thymectomy for a cortical thymoma, which invaded the right and left brachiocephalic veins and the upper portion of the superior vena cava.
March 20, 2018
Find it here: The SCTS "Take on the Experts" Video Competition.
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.
March 14, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, Joel Dunning, Dawn Jaroszewski, and Daniel Miller discuss important considerations in relation to the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum.
March 12, 2018
This video demonstrates a robotic left lower lobe basilar segmentectomy performed with the da Vinci Xi robot, using a four-arm technique and total robotic staplers.
March 8, 2018
Eric Lim of the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK, discusses the rise of competing technology in radiotherapy and its effect on general thoracic surgery.
March 7, 2018
This video demonstrates a robotic left upper lobectomy performed at a teaching institution.
March 5, 2018
This video demonstrates a left lower lobectomy performed to address severe bronchiectasis.
February 28, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, Shanda Blackmon, Scott Swanson, Thomas D'Amico, and Mark Onaitis discuss their approaches to multifocal lung cancer.

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