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Thoracic Surgery

World of Thoracic Surgery is a blog about the work, research, and practices of thoracic surgeons around the world. It includes case studies, [sometimes] dry research, interviews with thoracic surgeons along with patient perspectives, and feedback.
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Thoracic surgery conference – VATS Peru this September..

Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas headlines the ALAT sponsored event this September. Continue reading

Developments in chest tube management

from the Journal of Thoracic Disease and Dr. Chin Hao Chen (one of our favorites here at thoracics.org), advances in chest tube management Continue reading

Thoracic surgery goes wireless

Dr. Chin Hao “Roy” Chen – inventor of the Chen esophagectomy, now presents his latest creation, the wireless thoracoscope. More about our recent article at Examiner.com

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Credentialing versus certification for minimally invasive thoracic surgery?

The STS Task force takes on credentiallng in minimally invasive surgery but shouldn’t they be looking at advanced specialty certification instead? Continue reading

Save the date! Duke Masters of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Course in September 2015

Interested surgeons, don’t worry – there’s still plenty of time of register for the upcoming Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery course offered by the Duke Center for Surgery Innovation.  The course will be held September 24th – 26th, 2015 at the Waldorf Astoria in Orlando, Florida. Featured speakers include some of the biggest names in minimally … Continue reading

Live surgery sessions – Naples minimally invasive surgery course

Dr. Henrik Hansen on how to streamline your surgery, and Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas at the Live surgery sessions of the Minimally invasive surgery conference in Naples, Italy. Continue reading

VATS Group. IT

VATS group and the Italian VATS Registry.. Continue reading

Corso di chirurgia toracica videoassistita e robotica – Day 1

Naples, Italy No sign yet of the elusive Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas and Dr. Henrik Hansen, but they are both scheduled to speak (and operate) on the second day of the conference. Instead, there were several local speakers to address the exclusively Italian crowd of surgeons, nurses and therapists.  Several staff members at Hospital Monaldi, … Continue reading

Minimally invasive surgery course in Naples at Hospital Monaldi (April 23 – 24th, 2015)

Minimally invasive surgery course in Naples at Hospital Monaldi (April 23 – 24th, 2015) Munich airport, Germany I am on the last leg of a long journey to the beautiful southern Italian coastal city of Naples.  Best known for its claim as the home of pizza and the nearby ruins of Pompeii, for the next … Continue reading

Interview with the Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery

Thoracics.org talks to the Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery and result isn’t what you might expect. Continue reading

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