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Thoracoscopic Biopsy

Sergey Baydo

The video shows thoracoscopic excision biopsy of lymph nodes by Dr. Sergey Baydo.

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Open Left Upper Lobectomy in Complicated...

Ilya Gotsadze

The non-standard patient and the difficult surgical case. A young man with a diagnosis of central cancer of the left lung B1 athelectasis and obstruction of B2 and B3 of the upper lobe of the left lung....

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Acute Rupture of Left Main Bronchus after...

Ilya Gotsadze

Maybe nothing very special but I think majority of the surgeons did not seen how it looks in surgical wound. I have never seen posted videoes about it. And I saw it first time in my life. Aerogenic fistula...

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Open Right Upper Lobectomy with Mediastinal...

Ilya Gotsadze

This operation is performed for peripheral cancer of upper lobe of right lung. Regarding , directly to the extent of the surgery the the standard radical operation for pulmonary cancer with mediastinal...

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Live Surgery from Hong Kong Non-intubated...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Live surgery from Hong Kong during the 3rd Asian single-port VATS meeting. A non-intubated uniportal VATS left upper lobectomy was performed by using the new echelon powered vascular stapler. Diego Gonzalez...

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Thoracoscopic Sleeve Lobectomy after Chemotherapy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

In this video we show a complex RUL tumor resection and bronchial reconstruction by means of a Uniportal VATS sleeve technique. Since we developed the uniportal technique for VATS lobectomies in 2010...

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Left Lower Lobectomy by means of Single...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows a uniportal VATS left lower lobectomy in a patient with incomplete fissure. The sequence of resection was as follows: vein, bronchus, artery and fissure.

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Difficult Thoracoscopic Bronchial Anastomosis...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

In this video we show a right upper lobe sleeve resection by means of uniportal thoracoscopic approach. The bronchial anastomosis was complex due to the interference of the pulmonary artery above the...

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Right Upper Lobectomy by Using Curved Tip...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

In this video we show the use of a curved tip new 5 mm stapler (80º angulation) during an uniportal VATS right upper lobectomy.

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Tricks to Transect the Upper Lobe Vein through...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

The superior pulmonary is the most difficult structure to divide through the uniportal approach. In this video we show a easy maneuver to facilitate the insertion of the staplers to transect the upper...

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Rescue Surgery after High Doses of Chemo-radiotherapy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Challenging uniportal VATS right upper lobectomy. The patient was considered non surgical in other center and treated with high doses of chemo-radiotherapy. One year and a half later, the hilar tumor...

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Use of 45º Applier for Polymer Clips through...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

The new specifically designed 45º applier for uniportal VATS (Click aV, Grena) is very helpful during uniportal surgery. The use of 2 clips for the proximal end of small branches and the use of energy...

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Uniportal VATS Complex Segmentectomy for...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows a left lower lobe dorsal anatomic segmentectomy in patient with congenital cyst adenomatoid malformation. The patient suffered from recurrent infections since the childhood. The CT scan...

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Uniportal VATS Thymoma Resection and Thymectomy

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows a complete thymectomy and thymoma resection by means of uniportal VATS approach (right side).

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Subxiphoid Uniportal VATS Right Upper Lobectomy

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Right upper lobectomy in a patient with lung cancer through the subxiphoid incision. Dr Gonzalez-Rivas

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Bleeding Control by Uniportal VATS in a...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

We report a challenging case of a complex tumor operated by uniportal VATS with profuse bleeding from an abnormal artery managed with no conversion to thoracotomy. A single 4 cm skin incision was made...

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Subxiphoid Uniportal Middle Lobectomy and...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

 The video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) approach for combined lobectomy and segmentectomy is an infrequent procedure, rarely reported in the literature. There is no doubt that video-assisted thoracoscopic...

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Live Surgery: Complex Uniportal VATS Left...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Live Surgery: Hilar left upper lobe carcinoma in contact with the pulmonary artery. A uniportal VATS left left upper lobectomy was performed. The postoperative course of the patient was uneventful. Dr...

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Anatomic S1 Segmentectomy by means of Uniportal...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Anatomic resection of apical segment of the left upper lobe through a single 3 cm thoracoscopic incision Diego Gonzalez Rivas, MD, FECTS

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Uniportal VATS Lymph Node Dissection on...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Aortopulmonary, left paratracheal and subcarinal lymphadenectomy by means of uniportal VATS after lobectomy Dr Diego Gonzalez Rivas

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Uniportal VATS Left Apico-posterior Anatomic...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Small tumor (GGO) located in the intersegmental plane between S1 and S3. A uniportal thoracoscopic approach was performed through a 2 cm incision and an anatomic segmentectomy S1 and S2 was performed....

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Non Intubated Uniportal VATS Complex Left...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

 This is a case of non intubated uniportal VATS complex left upper lingulectomy (live surgery).

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Uniportal VATS Anatomic Left Upper Trisegmentectomy

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

 This is demonstration of uniportal VATS anatomic left upper trisegmentectomy.

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Uniportal VATS Lower Posterior Anatomic...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

 This is demonstration of uniportal VATS lower posterior anatomic segmentectomy (S10).

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Subcostal Uniportal VATS Left Lower Lobectomy

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Left lower lobectomy by means of uniportal subcostal approach. Diego Gonzalez Rivas, Deping Zhao.

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Anomalous Superior Pulmonary Vein Running...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows an anomalous superior pulmonary vein to the posterior segment of right upper lobe running below the intermediate bronchus. The patient had a lung cancer located in the right lower lobe...

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Fissureless Uniportal VATS Left Lower Lobectomy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

 This video is presenting fissureless uniportal VATS left lower lobectomy with aberrant lingular vein.

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Useful Tricks to Divide the Upper Lobe Bronchus...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

In this video we show a very useful tricks to transect the upper lobe bronchus during uniportal VATS procedures by using the sucker to lift up the lung and facilitate the stapler insertion. Dr Gonzalez...

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Uniportal VATS Sleeve Lobectomy

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows a case of a Carcinoid tumor located on the right upper lobe , at the entrance of RUL bronchus. An uniportal VATS approach was performed at the level of 5th intercostal space and a sleeve...

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Advanced VATS Instrumentation Lymph Node...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

In this video we show the new concept of instrumentation in uniportal VATS: avoiding too many instruments trough the incision. The idea is to achieve a complete lymph node dissection by using only 2 instruments...

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Liposarcoma Of The Chest Wall

This video shows resection of the liposarcoma of the chest wall and latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap. Video by Dr. Andres Obeso

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Pericardial Reconstruction

This video shows pericardial reconstruction. Video by Teodor Horvat MD, Daniel Fudulu MD

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Left Lower VATS Lobectomy For Intrapulmonary...

This video shows left lower VATS lobectomy for intrapulmonary sequestration. Video by Sebastian Penafiel Guzman, Alejandra Libreros Nino, Carlos Jorda Aragon, Jose Ceron Navarro

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This video demonstrates a micropneumonectomy. This technique uses 5 mm ports in the intercostal space and a subxiphoid incision for the stapler. The lung is removed through the subxiphoid incision. CO2...

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Robotic Pleurectomy And Pleurodesis

This video shows robotic pleurectomy and pleurodesis. Video by Luis F. Alberton M.D., Kimberly Costas M.D.

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Partial Sternotomy And Thymectomy

The video shows partial sternotomy and thymectomy. Video by Prof. Rajnish Talwar

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Massive Thymoma

Video shows the resection of large thymoma. Video by Dr Sharad Desai

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Pulmonary Lobectomy

Video shows the resection of lung tumor in lower left lobe. The tumor diameter was 7 cm, a lobectomy was necessary for control of disease. Video by Adrian Cravioto M.D.

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Spontaneous Breathing VATS Lobectomy, Sydney...

This 77 year-old man with a right upper lobe lung cancer underwent spontaneous breathing (without double lumen tube intubation) VATS lobectomy. The procedure was performed via a minimal access incision...

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Surgery For Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor...

Ilya Gotsadze

Germ cell tumors occur predominantly from the testicles. However, 2-5% of all germ cell tumors in adult men have extargonadal localization. Germ cell tumors (GCTs) are classified as extragonadal if there...

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Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: Lingulectomy

This video shows VATS lingulectomy for colorectal pulmonary metastasis. Video by Professor Tristan D. Yan

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Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy

Minimally Invasive T3-T4 sympathectomy performed by Dr. Michael Augustine Ko, St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto, 2014. Treatment for primary palmar and axillary hyperhidrosis.

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Minimally Invasive VATS Left Upper Lobectomy

Minimally Invasive VATS left upper lobectomy performed by Dr. Michael Augustine Ko, at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto. Upper lobectomy was performed for non-small cell lung cancer.

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Minimally Invasive VATS Bullectomy And Pleurectomy...

Minimally Invasive VATS Bullectomy and Pleurectomy for Primary Pneumothorax. Performed by Dr. Michael Augustine Ko at St. Joseph's Hospital, Toronto. Primary pneumothorax is a disease that usually affects,...

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Thoracic Anatomy

This video shows anatomy of the thorax as seen during thoracoscopy. Video by Dr Arun Prasad

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Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy With Radical...

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

This video shows thoracoscopic esophagectomy with radical lymphadenectomy. Video by Prof. C. Palanivelu

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Thoracoscopic Enucleation Of An Esophageal...

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

This video shows thoracoscopic enucleation of an esophageal gastrointestinal tumor. Video by Kevin M. Reavis MD, Marcelo W. Hinojosa MD, Brian R. Smith MD, Ninh T. Nguyen

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Thoracoscopic Resection Of Oesophageal Traction...

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

This video shows thoracoscopic resection of oesophageal traction diverticulum in the sub-azygous region. Video by Alfred Cushieri, J. Jakimowicz, MD; F. Smulders, MD

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Thoracoscopic Vagotomy

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

This video shows thoracoscopic vagotomy. Video by Bala Thatigotla MD MRCS, Ronald Clements MD FACS, Brandon Williams MD FACS

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Anatomy Of Thoracoscopic Thymectomy

Arun Prasad

This video shows step by step anatomy that is encountered during a video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for removal of thymus gland in patients of myasthenia gravis. Video by Dr Arun Prasad MS,...

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