Thoracics.org has received a request from a U.S. based law firm that specializes in Environmental Law (asbestos, toxic exposures, and other medical harm). They are offering free face masks for all of […]
It’s our ten year anniversary of thoracics.org! It’s an amazing milestone for us. Ten years of interviews, case reports and the latest research and developments in thoracic surgery.. Ten years of trying […]
This 2019 article from the Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology covers a very tiny group of patients undergoing HITHOC during an 8 1/2 year period has serious limitations (with a total of […]
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 […]
This fear of thoracotomies dwarfs the very real risks of prolonged illness and debility.
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 […]
A look of HITHOC in two programs in Germany, Freiburg and Regensburg
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. […]
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 […]
Dr. Marcello Migliore reports on the highlights from the recent Mediterranean Symposium on Thoracic Oncology
The first ever Thoracics.org Award to recognize innovation and achievement in thoracic surgery is now accepting submissions.
Ever had a clip slip in surgery? New vascular clips to help prevent massive hemorrhage and loss of vascular control from clip slippage.
In this post, we present a new video byTurkish thoracic surgeon, Dr.Cagatav Tezel on VATS decortication for tuberculosis.
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
Talking to Dr. Benny Weksler about Minimally invasive esophagectomies, robotic surgery, lung cancer screening and life in the mid-south.
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 […]
While working on a recent interview with one of the New Masters of Thoracic Surgery, I talked about one of his biggest contributions to his local community, which was establishing the first […]
Details about the upcoming Robotic thoracic surgery course at NYU this June.
Learn Uniportal VATS from the masters – with a hands-on wet lab..
celebrating our two-year anniversary here at Cirugia de Torax
the latest video from Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas demonstrating a sleeve lobectomy via single port surgery
Dr. Cueto as our featured speaker today at the National Conference of the Mexican Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery talking about pulmonary embolism.