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Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation (CCAM) and bronchial atresia operated by single-port VATS (uniportal thoracoscopic lower lobectomy) Young patient, suffering from recurrent lung infections...

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Robotic Lingulectomy For Lung Mass

Cleveland Clinic

Surgery for removal of the lingular portion of the left upper lobe of the lung for a lung mass, can be done safely and effectively through a robotically assisted technique, offering faster recovery times....

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Pulmonary Aspergilloma Operated By Minimally...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

In patients with pulmonary aspergilloma, surgical resection is generally performed by a thoracotomy because of severe adhesions and the risk for massive hemorrhage. However, because the preoperative general...

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Uniportal VATS Contralateral Nodule Resection...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

A 67 year old male patient was admitted to our department for surgery of nodule in LLL. High risk patient: right pneumonectomy (lung cancer) 10 years ago; chest trauma: rib fractures and left hemothorax...

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Uniportal Thoracoscopic Stapler Insertion...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows how to insert staplers for thoracoscopic major lung resection (uniportal thoracoscopic left upper lobectomy). This approach represents the minimally invasive approach possible for lobectomy....

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Uniportal VATS Left Upper Lobe Cancer Fissureless...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Left upper lobectomy is the most difficult resection to perform by uniportal VATS, especially when an incomplete oblique fissure is found or there are silicotic lymph nodes around the hilar structures....

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Single Port Sleeve Right Upper Lobectomy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Lobectomy with sleeve bronchial resection is usually performed by thoracotomy but it can be performed by video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). Most of complex resections are described by using 2-4 incisions...

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Left Intrapericardic Pneumonectomy by Single-port...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Hilar carcinoma treated with chemotherapy and high doses of radiotherapy. The patient was proposed for left pneumonectomy by uniportal VATS. Video by Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, MD.

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Left upper trisegmentectomy (lingular sparing)...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

The standard operation for lung cancer confined to the left upper lobe, irrespective of the size or location, has been lobectomy. Resection of the upper division with preservation of the lingula is the...

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Uniportal VATS Left Upper Lobectomy (Real...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

In this video we show a single-port VATS left upper lobectomy. The video is not edited,with normal speed, to show all the steps during the procedure. It is the real time of the lobe resection. The upper...

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