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Thoracic Videos

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The author reviews the evaluation, staging, and thought process of disease management for a patient with oligometastatic lung cancer, focusing on the VATS right middle lobe technique, a review of the... More
June 15, 2017
This videos shows a successful VATS resection of an ectopic parathyroid adenoma, which was deemed unresectable via standard approaches.
June 13, 2017
Chest trauma can present in many unique and unusual ways, but, if managed in time, patients can have an excellent prognosis. This video shows three cases of chest trauma with different modes of injury and varied presentations.
June 9, 2017
In an interview filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, CTSNet Associate Editor for Allied Health and clinical nurse specialist, Jill Ley, shares her thoughts on how cardiothoracic surgery nurses at all stages of their careers can become more involved in the profession and improve patient outcomes.
June 8, 2017
This video demonstrates a left video-assisted thoracoscopic enucleation of a giant horseshoe esophageal leiomyoma, and management of an inadvertent mucosal tear during enucleation.
June 6, 2017
This video shows the laparoscopic approach for Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication, combined with an epiphrenic diverticulectomy in a 66-year-old patient.
June 2, 2017
The author demonstrates the technique for a VATS sleeve lobectomy in an 82-year-old woman.
May 29, 2017
This is a video of a right upper lobectomy done through a subxiphoid port.
May 22, 2017
This video shows how three dimensional reconstruction can be used to develop complex procedures. In this case, a parenchymal-sparring procedure was developed to resect a benign hamartoma in an asymptomatic patient.
May 18, 2017
This video demonstrates a complex segmental resection via the uniportal VATS technique in a 65-year-old woman with a lesion located between S2 and S6 of the right lung.
May 15, 2017
This video shows a VATS pneumonectomy in a patient with a 20-year history of bronchiectasis.

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