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September 13, 2017
A life-sized chest model with a lifelike texture was developed to simulate thoracoscopic surgery. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for right lower lobectomy was performed using the model.
September 11, 2017
This video demonstrates a uniportal VATS right lower lobe lobectomy for adenocarcinoma, using advanced instrumentation to decrease the number of instruments used and to achieve the best exposure inside the chest.
September 6, 2017
This 3D video demonstrates a VATS diaphragm plication.
August 31, 2017
Rene Petersen of Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark describes using VATS for difficult resections.
August 28, 2017
This video demonstrates an infraclavicular approach to managing Paget-Schroetter Syndrome, a form of thoracic outlet obstruction.
August 22, 2017
This video demonstrates a pericardial patch repair of the right main bronchus intermedius following removal of a subcarinal bronchogenic cyst.
August 16, 2017
In this video, the authors demonstrate a novel “side-to-side, staple line on staple line” technique for intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomoses.
August 14, 2017
This video shows a redo left upper lobe microlobectomy performed with an additional subxiphoid port for a 9 mm nodule detected on PET-CT.
August 9, 2017
This video demonstrates a mediastinal tracheostomy to treat laryngeal cancer that recurred after a previous total laryngectomy.
August 7, 2017
The authors present a video demonstrating redo lung resection by VATS to show that previous surgery on the thorax does not contraindicate a minimally invasive re-intervention.