Dr. Giuseppe Aresu of the University Hospital of Udine, Italy presents a case of thymectomy by subxyphoid approach
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?”
As Dr. Gonzalez Rivas demonstrates, minimally invasive surgery isn’t just for “easy” cases. Case study with brief discussion and literature review
in the operating room with Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas for single port thoracoscopic (uniportal) surgery.
Dr. Gaetano Rocco talks about persistent air leaks and the development of a remote-controlled computer assisted suction device.
a sneak peak at a game-changer in thoracic surgery – unilateral single-port surgery for bilateral disease
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.
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
Chest wall resection with pulmonary segmentectomy for metastatic breast cancer.
case report on dual port thoracoscopy
References and resources for case report writing
case report of dual port thoracoscopy for decortication of empyema in a thirty-eight year old woman.
Case report of spontaneous pneumothorax followed by bleb resection and talc pleurodesis.