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July 4, 2018
Bone allograft is used in orthopedics for filling bony defects and restoring skeletal continuity. The authors have applied it to chest wall reconstruction and long-term stabilization.
Treatment of an Aortoesophageal Fistula After Thoracic Endovascular Repair for an Extensive Aortic Arch Aneurysm
July 3, 2018
The authors present an urgent total descending aorta replacement, esophagectomy, stent graft removal, esophagostomy, and gastrostomy to treat an aortoesophageal fistula.
July 2, 2018
This video demonstrates a robotic right upper lobectomy, performed using the Cerfolio method of port placement.
June 28, 2018
Gianni Angelini of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK discusses the persisting need for a randomized controlled trial evaluating minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation.
June 27, 2018
The authors demonstrate a posterobasal anatomical segmentectomy of the left lower lobe, one of the most challenging sublobar resections through uniportal VATS.
June 26, 2018
The authors provide a step-by-step description of a two-stage repair of a DeBakey type I aortic dissection using the elephant trunk technique.
June 25, 2018
This video demonstrates technical aspects of robotic-assisted decortication for fibrothorax, including port placement, robot docking, and closure.
June 21, 2018
Marco Ranucci of the IRCCS Policlinico San Donato in Italy discusses the association between hemodilution, oxygen delivery, and acute kidney injury.
June 21, 2018
The authors demonstrate the successful repair of transposition of the great arteries with an associated aortopulmonary window in a neonate.
June 20, 2018
The author details tips and tricks to help practicing surgeons complete a minimally invasive esophagectomy.