The STS Task force takes on credentiallng in minimally invasive surgery but shouldn’t they be looking at advanced specialty certification instead?
Thoracics.org talks to the Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery and result isn’t what you might expect.
As the Florida legislature and medical community considers the impending physician shortage, many of the critical concerns regarding the on-going shortage of surgeons remain unaddressed
Cirugia de torax invites readers for an open discussion on the latest STS guidelines on multimodality treatment of esophageal cancer.
Uniportal surgery in Shanghai
a new film showing the life-changing efforts of one thoracic surgeon.. It’s about time!
Talking about the roles of traditional VATS, single port surgery and robots in modern thoracic surgery.
the Babe Ruth of thoracic surgery continues his winning streak; and Dr. Benny Weksler heads south to the University of Tennessee. Kudos to both of these fine surgeons!
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
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.
a record number of surgeons fail to pass the American thoracic surgery certification exam, in the midst of a deepening shortage of surgeons.
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
the latest video from Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas demonstrating a sleeve lobectomy via single port surgery
Evolving thoracic surgery: from open surgery to single port thoracoscopic surgery and future robotic
the future of thoracic surgery as seen by one of the New Masters, Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas.
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
Evaluation and discussion of a new article by Davies et. al. (2011) which calls many of the current practices in thoracic surgery into question. Is this a legitimate assessment of evolving treatment strategies or another attempt for pulmonology to encroach on the thoracic surgery specialty? In this multi-part series, we will address the major points debated in this article.
Interview with Dr. Juan Carlos Garzon Ramirez in Bogota, Colombia
today, we are looking at the research and case reports related to the use of the Divinci robot for robot-assisted thoracic surgery..
What is the future of thoracic surgery? Who are our brightest and best young surgeons? Who are the upcoming surgeons of tomorrow?