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Thoracic Videos

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This video demonstrates a robot-assisted upper left lobectomy using the da Vinci Si platform as surgical treatment for a lung adenocarcinoma that had been previously submitted to immunotherapy.
January 10, 2019
Enoch Akowuah of the James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough, United Kingdom, discusses key aspects of the UK Mini Mitral Trial and sets the scene for a debate on median sternotomy versus minithoracotomy for degenerative mitral valve disease.
January 10, 2019
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Douglas Wood of the University of Washington in Seattle moderates a debate on the criteria that should be used to select which patients should undergo lung cancer screening.
January 8, 2019
In this series of online lectures, the authors cover fundamental concepts and techniques in myocardial perfusion.
January 2, 2019
As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet staff present the ten most popular roundtable discussions published in 2018.
December 19, 2018
The authors present a surgical video of a right VATS esophageal diverticulectomy and myotomy, along with advice for carrying out this procedure.
December 13, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Shanda Blackmon moderates a discussion on the role of women in cardiothoracic surgery.
December 10, 2018
This video demonstrates how imaging-assisted surgery can enhance the prospects of robotic pulmonary segmentectomy.
December 6, 2018
Kevin Franks of the Leeds Cancer Centre in the UK discusses recent advances in radiotherapy technology for the treatment of lung cancer.
December 3, 2018
This video demonstrates the utility of cadaveric simulation in preparation for a complete portal robotic carinal resection and reconstruction on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
November 29, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Robert Sade moderates a debate on the ethics of a thoracic surgeon at a major medical center performing surgeries at a distant hospital and leaving postoperative care to a local general surgeon.

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