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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 12, 2014
Francis Nichols of the Mayo Clinic discusses use and implantation techniques of a LINX device to manage gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
June 10, 2014
Dawn Jaroszewski, Assistant Professor at the Mayo Clinic (Arizona), discusses the potential advantages of minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) over open esophagectomy, and shares the Mayo Clinic’s current method for MIE.
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 28, 2014
J. Matthew Reinersman presents a new technique that combines POEM and laparoscopic dor fundoplication.
May 22, 2014
David Sugarbaker, Director of the International Mesothelioma Program, discusses the use of extrapleural pneumonectomy in the treatment of mesothelioma.
May 15, 2014
Betty Tong, Co-Director of the Lung Cancer Screening Program at Duke University Medical Center, discusses the process of establishing a lung cancer screening program.
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.