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May 2, 2017
This video demonstrates the periareolar approach to mitral valve repair in a 52-year-old patient with A2 prolapse and severe, symptomatic mitral regurgitation.
May 1, 2017
In this video, the third in a seven-part series, Tristan Yan demonstrates how the proximal ascending aortic aneurysm is removed and the coronary buttons are prepared.
April 28, 2017
CTSNet is excited to announce that “McKeown Esophagectomy” by Caitlin Harrington has won first place in the 2016 Resident Video Competition.
April 27, 2017
Gonzalo Varela of Salamanca University Hospital, Spain, reviews the evidence for the operative fixation of traumatic rib fractures.
April 26, 2017
The authors present the case of a 20-year-old woman who underwent uniportal VATS for treatment of a large hydatid cyst.
April 25, 2017
Tristan Yan demonstrates a technique for peripheral venous and central aortic cannulation for the Mini-Bentall and hemiarch procedure.
April 24, 2017
The thoracic outlet is an anatomically challenging location for thoracic surgeons due to the bony obstructions and the compact anatomy of great vessels and nerves. The authors demonstrate their technique for the resection of a schwannoma on the thoracic outlet.
April 20, 2017
Peter Licht of Odense University Hospital, Denmark, discusses the increasing use of the VATS approach in general thoracic surgery, and considers potential future developments.
April 19, 2017
This video shows a robotic lingulectomy and lymphadenectomy in a 62-year-old non-smoker with a history of Dukes' B colorectal adenocarcinoma.
April 18, 2017
Professor Tristan Yan demonstrates how to perform a mini-sternotomy via a 5 cm access incision.