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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
An invited report from Dr. Marcello Migliore on the recent Italian conference on VATS and lung cancer
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, […]
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.
Talking about the roles of traditional VATS, single port surgery and robots in modern thoracic surgery.
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
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
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.
Dr. Chen discusses single port thoracoscopy – and specimen size.
A newly published study comparing dual port thoracoscopy with mini-thoracotomy for the treatment of recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax
Discovery of extensive pleural plaques during VATS
case report of dual port thoracoscopy for decortication of empyema in a thirty-eight year old woman.
Overview of spontaneus pneumothorax and treatment modalities.
Case report of spontaneous pneumothorax followed by bleb resection and talc pleurodesis.
an in-depth look at video-assisted thoracoscopy for decortication of advanced empyema.
Talking with the energetic and innovative Colombian surgeon, Dr. Edgard Gutierrez Puentes.
A brief description of pulmonary metastasectomy (lung resection for metastatic disease) with a limited review of recent literature.
the development and application of single-port thoracoscopic surgery, (or the lack there of.)
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.