Case Reports

This category contains 12 posts

Bronchopleural Fistula: a classic example of interdisciplinary surgery

aka, “Why we should be nice to plastic surgeons”. This case study highlights the need for close interdisciplinary partnerships among surgeons and also asks the question, “Are we addressing the emotional and psychosocial needs of our patients and their families?” Continue reading

Uniportal VATS with chest wall resection

As Dr. Gonzalez Rivas demonstrates, minimally invasive surgery isn’t just for “easy” cases. Case study with brief discussion and literature review Continue reading

Case Report: Hilar mass resection using single port thoracoscopy with Dr. Diego Gonzalez – Rivas

in the operating room with Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas for single port thoracoscopic (uniportal) surgery. Continue reading

Controlling prolonged air leak by remote control

Dr. Gaetano Rocco talks about persistent air leaks and the development of a remote-controlled computer assisted suction device. Continue reading

Bilateral surgery using a unilateral single-port approach: the Chen technique

a sneak peak at a game-changer in thoracic surgery – unilateral single-port surgery for bilateral disease Continue reading

Cardiac sympathetic denervation for ventricular arrhythmias: case study and clinical trials

a clinical case report from Bogota, Colombia – and the work of Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, Director, UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center on treating ventricular arrhythmias with cardiac sympathetic denervation, including an upcoming clinical trial. Continue reading

Case Report: Repair of diaphragm defect in Hepatic Hydrothorax

Case report with video of SITS (single incision thoracoscopic surgery) repair of diaphragm defect in a case of hepatic hydrothorax resulting from liver cirrhosis with Dr. Chih-Hao Chen, MAckay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
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Case Report: Multidisciplinary approach to metastatic disease, and lessons learned

Chest wall resection with pulmonary segmentectomy for metastatic breast cancer. Continue reading

Case Report: Dual port thoracoscopy for decortication, part II

case report on dual port thoracoscopy Continue reading

How to write a case report

References and resources for case report writing Continue reading


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