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This video reviews the technical details of a robotic left upper lobe posterior segmentectomy, using indocyanine green and navigational bronchoscopy.
November 29, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, Shanda Blackmon, Brendon Stiles, Vinay Badhwar, and Robert Cerfolio discuss maximizing efficiency in a cardiothoracic surgery practice.
November 27, 2017
This video demonstrates a right lower sublobar resection for an intralobar pulmonary sequestration that had an 8 mm systemic feeding vessel arising from the descending thoracic aorta.
November 22, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, Joel Dunning of the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesborough, UK, interviews Betty Tong of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, about her path to cardiothoracic surgery.
November 20, 2017
This video shows a five-port technique for robot-assisted resection of hilar lung cancer.
November 15, 2017
The authors describe their technique for an S1+2 segmentectomy, discussing the anatomical landmarks and variations that are key in this procedure.
November 9, 2017
Federico Venuta of the Sapienza University of Rome in Italy discusses surgical reconstruction techniques following resection of T4 lung cancer tumors.
November 6, 2017
This surgical video demonstrates the thoracoscopic management of recurrent catamenial pneumothorax with associated diaphragmatic eventration. The video is accompanied by a brief review of the medical and surgical management of catamenial pneumothorax.
October 31, 2017
This article describes a single-stage surgical repair of pectus excavatum combined with mitral valve repair and David procedure in a patient with Marfan syndrome.
October 30, 2017
This video shows a thoracic surgical tutorial detailing a VATS microportal utility incision free mediastinal lymph node biopsy on 31-year-old woman with suspected lymphoma.
October 25, 2017
This video demonstrates the technique for the second phase (chest) of a minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy. The author shows the use of the transoral EEA™ Stapler and the technique to oversew the anastomosis.

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