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Thoracic Videos

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It’s already halfway through the year, and surgeons across the globe have shared a huge amount of valuable cardiothoracic surgery expertise with the CTSNet community in the form of clinical and sur
September 9, 2021
This is a robotic right-sided thymectomy with some set up views from the outside for the Intuitive Xi.
September 1, 2021
This is an interesting video where Sven Seifert and his team in Chemitz, Germany, combined the CMR Versius system with their laser technology to perform what was reportedly the first CMR laser metastasectomy.
August 25, 2021
In this day and age, video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) is considered the gold standard for the treatment of early stage non-small cell lung cancer. Nowadays, VATS can also be applied to challenging surgical procedures, such as the plasty of the pulmonary artery to obtain an oncologically radical resection of the tumor, even after a previous surgery on the thorax.
August 23, 2021
This video demonstrates what the authors believe is the first UK use of the Enseal tissue sealer for right upper lobectomy.
August 18, 2021
This video reviews a pulmonary artery bleed that occurred during an attempted VATS lingula-sparing left upper lobectomy and discusses the authors experience with hemostatic agents for pulmonary artery bleeding, as well as lessons learned from this case.
August 16, 2021
In this case, we describe the VATS resection of enlarged, PET FDG positive, right cardiophrenic lymph nodes in a patient with previous breast cancer and mediastinal lymphoma, which had been treated by chemoradiotherapy.
August 12, 2021
This is challenging case report of a 21-year-old female admitted for a left completion pneumonectomy for bronchiectasis which was performed successfully by uniportal VATS approach, and having as antecedent a left lower lobectomy by a left posterolateral thoracotomy in 2008 for bronchiectasis.
August 11, 2021
A technical video showing major steps of the Toronto EVLP protocol.
August 9, 2021
With growing interest in employing minimally invasive surgery for the resection of chest masses, this operative technique feature provides the technical and anatomical details of the resection of a large anterior mediastinal mass with a corresponding video highlighting key steps of the operation.
August 5, 2021
We present a robotic-assisted diaphragm repair and pleurectomy for thoracic endometrial disease.

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