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Thoracic Videos

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In this video, the authors demonstrate definitive treatment for iatrogenic chylothorax following the resection of a bronchogenic cyst using the da Vinci Xi robot.
July 10, 2017
This video describes the technique of suturing a bovine pericardial patch to cover a large pericardial defect using the SILS Stitch device.
July 6, 2017
Rene Petersen of Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark discusses the advantages and disadvantages of different electrosurgical options available in thoracic surgery.
July 4, 2017
This video presents the case of a 45-year-old female patient who underwent a robotic assisted wedge resection for a pulmonary nodule, using intraoperative navigational bronchoscopy and ICG tattoo.
June 28, 2017
The authors present a patient with severe pulmonary emphysema who was treated with bilateral thoracoscopic lung volume reduction surgery.
June 22, 2017
This video demonstrates a uniportal VATS left lower lobectomy to treat intralobar sequestration.
June 20, 2017
This video shows a robotic sleeve lobectomy performed on a 65-year-old male patient with a proven adenocarcinoma at the orifice of the apical segment of the right lower lobe.
June 15, 2017
This videos shows a successful VATS resection of an ectopic parathyroid adenoma, which was deemed unresectable via standard approaches.
June 13, 2017
Chest trauma can present in many unique and unusual ways, but, if managed in time, patients can have an excellent prognosis. This video shows three cases of chest trauma with different modes of injury and varied presentations.
June 9, 2017
In an interview filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, CTSNet Associate Editor for Allied Health and clinical nurse specialist, Jill Ley, shares her thoughts on how cardiothoracic surgery nurses at all stages of their careers can become more involved in the profession and improve patient outcomes.
June 8, 2017
This video demonstrates a left video-assisted thoracoscopic enucleation of a giant horseshoe esophageal leiomyoma, and management of an inadvertent mucosal tear during enucleation.

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