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January 14, 2019
The authors discuss the safety and advantages of the subxiphoid approach and achieving radical resection of thymoma.
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.
Debate: Lung Cancer Screening Should Be Limited to Those Recommended by the ACCP Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
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.
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Resection of a Large Esophageal Diverticulum With Esophageal Myotomy
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.
Robotic Right S1 Segmentectomy Extended to S2 and Middle Lobe Wedge Resection Assisted by Multimodal Imaging System
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.
Simulation for Technical Challenge: Complete Portal Robotic Distal Tracheal and Left Main Stem Resection and Reconstruction on ECMO
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.