A brief discussion of the variety of surgical approaches used for esophagectomy for esophageal cancer including Ivor Lewis, Transhiatal and minimally invasive techniques.
a discussion of Tuberculosis as a surgical disease, with a look at the historical perspectives.
a selection of full text references talking about robotics and thoracic surgery.
Answers to some of your questions about the basics of Robotic surgery in this re-post of a 2005 article by Dr. Morris.
an in-depth look at video-assisted thoracoscopy for decortication of advanced empyema.
Discussion of a case report by Gonzalez, Paradela, Garcia & Dela Torre (2011) of a lobectomy by single incision thoracoscopic surgery.
Chen et. al discuss their experience with single incision thoracoscopic surgery (SITS) in the treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax in this Taiwanese study.