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November 20, 2018
The authors present an operative video of a left ventricular aneurysm repair via a left thoracotomy approach in a patient who had undergone prior coronary bypass surgery and had patent bypass grafts.
November 19, 2018
This video demonstrates the Toronto Lung Transplant Program's technique for donor lung retrieval.
November 15, 2018
Paul Van Schil of Antwerp University Hospital in Belgium discusses surgical approaches for various stages of non-small cell lung cancer.
November 14, 2018
The authors describe the thoracoscopic resection of a massive left atrial myxoma that was causing functional mitral stenosis.
November 13, 2018
This video demonstrates a tricuspid annuloplasty. The authors detail the procedure in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
November 12, 2018
This video demonstrates the expected anatomical findings at reoperation after transoral incisionless fundoplication.
November 8, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tom Nguyen of the University of Texas Houston interviews former Navy SEAL Brian Ferguson of Arena Labs about the pursuit of performance excellence in medicine, and particularly in the realm of cardiothoracic surgery.
November 8, 2018
Stephen D. Cassivi of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA, presents a discussion on the indications for, limitations of, and future potential of energy devices in thoracic surgery.
November 7, 2018
This video demonstrates a uniportal VATS ligation of the thoracic duct for a prolonged chyle leak following left neck dissection.
Aortic Valve Replacement Through Right Minithoracotomy Approach Using Central Cannulation and Sutureless Bioprosthesis
November 6, 2018
This video demonstrates the authors’ preferred technique of aortic valve replacement, through a right anterior minithoracotomy using central cannulation and a sutureless bioprosthesis.