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 […]
Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas headlines the ALAT sponsored event this September.
VATS group and the Italian VATS Registry..
Cirugia de torax invites readers for an open discussion on the latest STS guidelines on multimodality treatment of esophageal cancer.
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.
the latest from Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas and the masters of thoracic surgery.
Dr. Chin Hao Chen revisits one of the basic procedures in thoracic surgery: Chest tube placement
in the operating room with Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas for single port thoracoscopic (uniportal) surgery.
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
writing about Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas and the other living legends in thoracic surgery and connecting people to the world of thoracic surgery
Rocco et al. “Ten year experience on 644 patients undergoing single-port (uniportal) video-assisted surgery
Reviewing “Ten years experience on 644 patients undergoing single-port (uniportal) video-assisted” by Gaetano Rocco et al. at the National Cancer Institute in Naples, Italy
Discussing Dr. Joseph Coselli and ‘the cowboys of cardiac surgery’ along with some of our own heros of thoracic surgery here at Cirugia de Torax.
Awake epidural anesthesia for thoracoscopic pleurodesis: A prospective cohort study. a new publication from Dr. Mauricio Velasquez and his surgical team reviewing results from their 36 month study
A discussion of Meimarakis’ recently published article, “Prolonged overall survival after pulmonary metastatectomy in patients with breast cancer.”
TedTalks sits up and takes notice of one of the New Masters and Superstars of modern thoracic surgery, Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas.
the latest video from Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas demonstrating a sleeve lobectomy via single port surgery
the latest predictions on the impending shortage of surgeons in the United States
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.
what is the future of thoracic surgery education? A new American study asks the if it is time to separate the specialties of cardiac and thoracic surgery.
a day in the operating room with one of Colombia’s New Masters of Thoracic Surgery
Dr. Chen discusses single port thoracoscopy – and specimen size.
Robotic (thoracic) surgery comes to Clinica de Marly in Bogota, Colombia
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Discovery of extensive pleural plaques during VATS
Talking with Dr. Raimundo Santolaya, MD, thoracic and transplant surgeon at the Instituto Nacional del Torax
an interview with thoracic and tranplant surgeon, Dr. Raimundo Santolaya Cohen of Santiago, Chile
Talking to the interesting and entertaining Dr. Marcelo Argote Green, of Mexico City at the LXXI Congreso for Sociedad Mexicana de Neumologia y Cirugia de Torax
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 […]
Developing electronic applications to ease the task of data collection for clinical research.
Calling all thoracic surgeons – particularly those in La Paz, Quito, Bogota and Mexico City.. We have an opportunity for collaborative research.
Cirugia de Torax in Mexicali, Baja California to interview Dr. Carlos Cesar Ochoa Gaxiola.
Extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma
Discussion of article by Bilimoria and the importance of high volume esophageal surgery programs for successful post-operative outcomes.
The majority of general thoracic surgical operations in the United States are performed by surgeons not specializing in thoracic surgery. [despite the fact that] Both general thoracic surgeons and cardiac surgeons achieve better outcomes than general surgeons.” Schipper et. al (2009).
the development and application of single-port thoracoscopic surgery, (or the lack there of.)
How to maximize your chances before lung surgery to speed healing, post-operative recovery and reduce the incidence of complications.
and the snowball effect of atrial fibrillation after surgery. Discussion includes beta blockers and vitamin C as methods to reduce the incidence of post-operative atrial fibrillation with discussion of the literature supporting its use.
Discussion of treatment goals, and patient centered care for Malignant pleural effusions. This is the first in a series of articles on lung cancer, and lung surgery topics. Originally posted at our sister site.