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July 9, 2014
This video is part of a series demonstrating cardiothoracic surgery performed by left-handed surgeons. This video demonstrates left-handed placement of pericardial stays.
July 8, 2014
Stephanie Worrel discusses the use of lobectomy in lung cancer patients over 75 years old, and the impact robotic lobectomy has on outcomes.
July 7, 2014
This video presents a summary of the superior septal approach to the mitral valve, and then provides a brief operative demonstration of the exposure technique for the mitral valve.
July 3, 2014
Ara Vaporciyan, Deputy Chair of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, discusses new electronic education opportunities that can enhance the training of cardiothoracic surgery residents.
July 2, 2014
This video demonstrates an ITA cold skeletonization. It was created specifically for cardiothoracic surgery residents, and includes a step-by-step approach to enhance safety and reproducibility.
June 30, 2014
Shanda Blackmon, Daniel Boffa, Farhood Farjah, and Gaetano Rocco discuss lung cancer screening at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting.
June 26, 2014
Joseph Shrager, Chief of the Stanford Division of Thoracic Surgery, discusses the process of establishing a lung cancer screening program.
June 25, 2014
This video illustrates the operative approach used to resect an unusual liver mass located at the cavoatrial junction. Hypothermia circulatory arrest with antegrade cerebral perfusion was used to allow for exposure, resection, and repair.
June 24, 2014
Raja Flores, Professor and Chairman of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Thoracic Surgery, discusses the use of pleurectomy and decortication in the treatment of mesothelioma.
June 23, 2014
This video is part of a series demonstrating cardiothoracic surgery performed by left-handed surgeons. This video shows a left-handed obtuse marginal distal anastomosis.