The short but informative Global Connection conference today delivered on two fronts; big and small.. Big for the multidisciplinary surgeries like large locally invasive tumor resections that offer hope to patients that […]
What does John Wayne have to do with it? Quite a lot, actually.
While much of our normal lives are still on hold in many places around the world, particularly in the Americas, it’s still important for us to maintain our connections to the world […]
Thoracics.org is here with registration information for two upcoming thoracic surgery conferences online.
Welcome to 2020! Update! 4/8/2020: Editor’s note: – 2020 is cancelled… well, maybe 2020 isn’t but it certainly feels like it with a large part of the world on lockdown as we […]
Potsdam, Germany Many of the modern masters of thoracic surgery were in Potsdam, Germany this June to discuss a myriad of topics in this year’s course until the heading of Troubleshooting. The […]
It’s the conference of the season – in Potsdam, Germany. This conference which includes lectures by the leading experts along with live surgery demonstrations with dry and wet labs is designed to […]
Some of the videos are silly, cheesy even… But ugly track suits aside… The results are, in arguably, wonderful. Patients eating, drinking, walking, and relaxing just an hour after major lung surgery. […]
Monza, Italy Dr. Scarci has returned to his native Italy, and his first-born child, the International VATS Symposium has come with him. Now the chief of thoracic surgery at the 1,000 bed […]
Out of all of the topics covered here at Thoracics.org – one of the most popular topics among surgeons and surgical residents is minimally invasive surgery – uniportal, in particular. There is […]
Long time readers know that tuberculosis, and the surgical treatment of tuberculosis have been high on our interest list here at Thoracics.org. While surgery was once the mainstay of treatment for […]
The Best of VATS International 2017 Most helpful: Dr. Marco Scarci & Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas For less abstract, and more clinically relevant information, particularly for surgeons new to uniportal VATS, the […]
In a day crammed full of lectures from internationally recognized experts – as part of a series of articles, here are our picks Best Orator: Dr. Joel Dunning – for overall […]
Royal College of Physicians – London, UK Friday, October 20, 2017 While around 100 thoracic surgeons are gathered here this morning for the start of the 4th VATS International conference, there are […]
The fourth VATS International Symposium is this October 20th – 21st, 2017. As readers know, this course has been highly recommended in the past by Thoracics.org. The preliminary program has been released, […]
Dr. Marcello Migliore reports on the highlights from the recent Mediterranean Symposium on Thoracic Oncology
It’s not too late to register for the upcoming Thoracic Oncology Symposium in Catania, Italy. The symposium is being held April 6th and 7th and is sponsored by the University of Catania and […]
The first ever Thoracics.org Award to recognize innovation and achievement in thoracic surgery is now accepting submissions.
If you can only attend one thoracic surgery conference, shortlist VATS International.
Dr. Eric Lim challenges thoracic surgeons to remain relevant with a call to action at the 3rd VATS International conference in London, England
Why you should have attended VATS Peru 2016 There were plenty of reasons for surgeons from all over Latin America to converge on Cuscu, Peru for the 2nd annual VATS PERU Uniportal […]
Cusco, Peru One of the guest lecturers at the 2nd VATS Peru Uniportal Master course is Dr. William Guido Gerrero from Costa Rica. Dr. Guido talked about the challenges of implementing a […]
Cusco, Peru Day One of the VATS Peru 2016 Conference was a primer for surgeons interested in learned and performing uniportal VATS. Dr. Gonzalez Rivas’ lectures formed the basis of theory and […]
VATS Peru 2016 – learn uniportal and subxiphoid techniques in the wet lab, at the hands of the inventors of these techniques at this year’s conference in Cusco, Peru.
An invited report from Dr. Marcello Migliore on the recent Italian conference on VATS and lung cancer
Details about the upcoming Robotic thoracic surgery course at NYU this June.
Join Dr. Marcello Migliore (Italy) and Dr. Tom Treasure (UK) this April for the 3rd Mediterranean Symposium in Thoracic Surgical Oncology in Catania, Italy. The 3rd Mediterranean symposium is on VATS resections […]
Learn Uniportal VATS from the masters – with a hands-on wet lab..
the second annual Cambridge VATS : uniportal VATS, nonintubated thoracic surgery and the masters
Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas discusses intubated and nonintubated uniportal thoracic surgery for complex thoracic procedures
Highlights from Day One of the Duke Masters of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery conference in Orlando, Florida.
Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas headlines the ALAT sponsored event this September.
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 […]
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.
VATS group and the Italian VATS Registry..
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. […]
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 […]
Thoracics.org talks to the Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery and result isn’t what you might expect.
An Ordinary Afternoon at Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital The Uniportal VATS course continues for much of the rest of the week (March 9 – 20th). After Dr. Gonzalez completed his second case today, […]
Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital – Shanghai, China Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital is a dream come true for a thoracic surgery aficionado like myself. Twelve operating rooms, a 30 ICU beds, 30 to 40 operations […]
on location with Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas as he embarks on his latest project: teaching uniportal VATS to surgeons in China
the latest trailer about the documentary film on single port surgery and information about an upcoming training course.
Uniportal surgery in Shanghai
information about the upcoming VATS symposium in Cambridge, UK – with featured speakers Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas and Ian Hunt.
Come to Boston this November and meet some of the Living legends and masters of thoracic surgery.
Bedside management of the complications in critically ill thoracic surgery patients: A different perspective
Updates in multi-disciplinary care from the Foundation for the Advancement of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the 2014 Cardiovascular- Thoracic Critical Care conference in Washington D.C
a new film showing the life-changing efforts of one thoracic surgeon.. It’s about time!
upcoming minimally invasive thoracoscopy course for my Spanish speaking readers at the Clinica Alemana in Santiago, Chile
Talking about the roles of traditional VATS, single port surgery and robots in modern thoracic surgery.
Highlights from the first day of the ALAT conference in Medellin, Colombia: the size matters debate and personalizing chemotherapy for advanced cancers
Cirugia de Torax criss-crosses the globe to bring you news about the latest and greatest in thoracic surgery
an upcoming conference on thoracic oncology in New York, New York
information about the 2014 Latin American Association of Thoracic Surgery conference
the latest from Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas and the masters of thoracic surgery.
Discussing the classification and treatment of lung cancer according to the latest revisions (7th edition).
Report from the recent 16th National Forum on Thoracic Surgery in Shanghai, China.
the 2013 S.W.A.T conference, presented by Johnson & Johnson. Featured presenters Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas and Dr. Paula Ugalde discuss single port thoracoscopy and topics in minimally invasive surgery
Looks like readers and cirugia de torax will be staying home, It’s a Johnson and Johnson invitation only event.
For thoracic surgeons interested in becoming more familiar with uniport surgery, this is your chance to learn from the pioneers of the technique.
postcard from one of our readers from the 1st Asian Single Port Symposium & Live Surgery
Interested in learning more about single port thoracoscopy, or talking to the inventors of this technique? This March – head to the 1st Asian single port surgery conference in Hong Kong.
Asociacion Colombiana de Neumologia y Cirugia de Torax – April 18th – 21st, 2013 in Medellin, Colombia. Asociacion Panamena de Neumologia y Cirugia de Torax – conference information not yet published Sociedad Espanola […]
an Interview with Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas – and coverage of ‘Videotoracoscopia y cirugia robotica en torax: Avances y perspectivas’ in Santiago, Chile
One of the world’s experts on sympathectomy and the treatment of hyperhidrosis reviews the evidence at the XVI Congreso Boliviano Sociedad de Cirugia Cardiaca, Toracica y Vascular 2012.
Notes from the day’s lectures at the XVI Congreso Boliviana de Cirugia Cardiaca, Toracica u Vascular in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
talking about the incidence of carotid body tumors at altitude with the world’s experts
Dr. Fernando Bello, the president of the Bolivian Society of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular surgery along with Dr. Alvaro Balcazar Ortiz, president of the Latin American Association of Vascular Surgery and Angiography […]
Cirugia de torax prepares to head to Chile for the latest in Robotics and Minimally-invasive surgery
Highlights from the recent conference on Advances in Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma
the XXIX Congreso Latinoamericano de cirugia vascular y angiologia in Santa Cruz, Bolivia this October.
continued coverage of the2012 (Mexican) National Conference in Cancun, Mexico with discussions by Dr. Rafael Andrade, Dr. Raimundo Santolaya and Dr. Enrique Guzman de Alba.
Dr. Cueto as our featured speaker today at the National Conference of the Mexican Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery talking about pulmonary embolism.
Cancun, Quintana Roo – Mexico I’m here at the National conference for pulmonologists and thoracic surgeons this year to hopefully interview (and possible recruit some surgeons to the research project). It’s already […]
Cirugia de Torax.org heads south of the border for the upcoming Sociedad Mexicana de Neumologia y Cirugia de Torax congreso (conference) this April. It’s also a chance for surgeons to find out more about the high altitude project.
Cirugia de Torax and the role of social media in the promotion of specialty practice.