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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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Single Port VATS Left Upper Anatomic Segmentectomy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Uniportal VATS anatomic trisegmentectomy LUL (left upper lobe). The surgery time for anatomic resection was 31 minutes. The total surgical time including lymph node dissection, and upper lobe detachment...

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Extrapleural Single-Port Detachment Left...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows how a left upper lobe tumor completely attached to the chest wall was detached by using the excellent uniportal VATS view (sagital plane). This is the real speed and real time of whole...

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Uniportal VATS Right Upper Lobectomy (Full...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Single port video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy due to lung cancer (right upper lobe tumor). This video shows the full procedure, without edition. This approach represents the minimally invasive approach...

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Robot Assisted Transabdominal Distal Esophageal...

Charles Anderson

This is an example of a transabdominal approach for enucleation of a large esophageal leiomyoma that extended into the gastric cardia toward the fundus. The leiomyoma was excised in several pieces to...

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Trans-abdominal robotic repair of Morgagni...

Charles Anderson

Robot assisted repair of a large, asymptomatic diaphragm hernia through the space of Larrey. Hernia contents included omentum and colon. Reduction of hernia contents was easily accomplished and a tension...

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Single-port Thoracoscopic Resection of Complex...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video presents Uniportal VATS resection of a complex mediastinal mass (cystic content). The mass was located between the vena cava and supraaortic trunks and had cystic content. Thymic horns were...

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Robotic Assisted Left Upper Lobectomy

Charles Anderson

This is a demonstration of the RAPOR technique daVinci robotic assisted resection of an early stage lung cancer. RAPOR stands for Robotic Assisted Pulmonary Oncologic Resection and is a term I use specific...

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Uniportal VATS Bilobectomy and Superior...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Big lung cancer (adenocarcinoma) located at right upper lobe involving middle and segment 6 was evaluated for surgery. The patient was treated with induction chemotherapy and proposed for thoracoscopic...

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VATS Lobectomy Lower Lobe-Chest Wall Resection

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Here we show a video of a big right lower lobe lung cancer with chest wall involvement. The case was treated with induction therapy (chemotherapy) followed by surgery. The patient was operated by uniportal...

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VATS thymoma removal

Arun Prasad

The video presents thymoma removal using thoracoscopy.

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VTS Pleurectomy And Wedge Resection Of Left...

Dmitry Bazarov

24 y.o. patient with recurrent left side pneumothorax undergone VTS pleurectomy and sublobar resection with perfect result. Discharge on 5 d. p/o.

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Surgical Disconnection Of Tracheo-Esophageal...

Dmitry Bazarov

Patient 26 y.o. with tracheo-esophageal fistula undergone surgical disconnection of fistula with perfect results. Approach: cervicosternotomy. Localization of fistula: cervico-thoracic part of trachea...

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Pulmonary Artery Repair

Department of Surgery - University of Southern California

The following material presents a robotic-assisted repair of a pulmonary artery.

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Bilateral Open Treatment Of Spontaneous...

Info Carrel

Bilateral Open Treatment Of Spontaneous Pneumothorax. A New Access S Nazari P Buniva, A Aluffi, S Salvi, Z Mourad, G Rescigno Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2000; 18:608-610. Simultaneous bilateral apical bullectomy...

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Transcervical Approach For Resection Of...

Info Carrel

Transcervical approach (Dartevelle technique) for resection of lung tumors invading the thoracic inlet sparing the clavicle Nazari S J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 112;558-559, 1996 APPROCCIO TRANSCERVICALE...

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Superior Venea Cava Resection Without Blood...

Info Carrel

This video presents superior venea cava resection without blood flow interruption Rossella C, Nazari S J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007, 134, 1098

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A New Vascular Stapler To Reduce The Warm...

Info Carrel

A new vascular stapler to reduce the warm ischemia time in orthotopic liver transplantation. NAZARI S, DIONIGI P, TIBALDESCHI C, DIONIGI R, MONCALVO F, ZONTA A. Abstract, Proceedings of the First World...

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Bleeding Control by Uniportal VATS Right...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

In experienced thoracoscopic surgeons, Intraoperative bleeding occurred more frequently during advanced and postchemotherapy VATS lobectomy cases than in early stage tumors. Most of bleeding from pulmonary...

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Technical Details of Uniportal VATS Lobectomies

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

One obvious condition to start performing uniportal VATS lobectomy is learn the technique and visit experienced centres doing this procedures. Previous experience in double port technique helps the learning...

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Bronchial management during uniportal left...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows 4 different ways to transect the bronchus during uniportal videothoracoscopic left upper lobectomy. In cases of Left upper lobectomies with exposure and division of the lingular artery...

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Uniportal VATS Superior Segmentectomy Carcinoid...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Uniportal thoracoscopic anatomic segmentectomy of superior segment of left lower lobe. The lesion was a 1.5 cm carcinoid tumor. The patient was discharged 24 hours after the surgery with no complications...

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Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy video

Arun Prasad

The video presents endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy which is a surgical procedure used for hyperhidrosis, facial blushing, Raynaud's disease and reflex sympathetic dystrophy treatment. The procedure...

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Tumor In Posterior Mediastinum

Department of Surgery - University of Southern California

A robotic-assisted tumor removal is shown in this video. Firstly, surgeons have placed small incisions, instead of the traditional large one. Through them a video camera as well as robotic arms were inserted....

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Situs Inversus Uniportal Thoracoscopic Left...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Totalis Situs inversus (SIT) is an rare condition. There are few reports in literature describing thoracic surgery in patients with this anomaly. This video is the first report of a thoracoscopic lung...

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Video Assisted Thoracosopic Surgery (VATS)

Department of Surgery - University of Southern California

VATS - a Video Assisted Thoracosopic Surgery is a method where the surgeon uses a small camera introduced into the patient's chest via a scope, letting him to assess the anatomy and with other surgical...

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Pulmonary Adhesion - Procedure

Department of Surgery - University of Southern California

This material demonstrates a cardiothoracic surgeon dividing some connective tissue holding a lung down to the rib cage with the da Vinci Surgical System assist.

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Incision Of The Thorax Leaded By Pocket-Sized...

Ultrasound images

The video clip presents incision of the thorax leaded by pocket-sized ultrasound.

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Uniportal VATS Lower Lobectomy Adenomatoid...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Young patient, suffering from recurrent lung infections since childhood. The patient was operated by single incision thoracoscopic approach (3 cm incision VATS) and lower lobectomy was performed. Bronchial...

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Uniportal VATS Anatomic Lingulectomy

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Single port anatomic resection (lingulectomy) in a patient with a metastasis in the left upper lobe (lingula) involving part of the fissure (incomplete fissure). Dr Gonzalez-Rivas,MD,FECTS Dr Fernandez-Prado,...

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Thoracoscopic Resection of Germinal Mediastinal...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

VATS resection of germinal mediastinal tumo. Diego Gonzalez Rivas, MD, FETCS

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Single Port VATS Lobetomy Using Vascular...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows uniportal VATS lobectomy using vascular clips. Diego Gonzalez Rivas

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Single Port VATS Lobectomy Left Upper Lobe

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic left upper lobectomy. Left upper lobe lung cancer operated by 4 cm incision, with no rib spreader and with HD thoracoscope. The patient was discharged on the second...

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Anterior Mediastinal Mass Thoracoscopic...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Right side Thoracoscopic resection of anterior mediastinal mass (cystic lesion) www.videothoracoscopy.com Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, MD, FETCS

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Uniportal VATS Azygos Lobe Dissection

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Single port video-assisted thoracoscopic dissection of azygos lobe Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, MD, FETCS www.videothoracoscopy.com

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Uniportal VATS Right Upper Lobectomy And...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Right upper lobectomy and anatomic segmentectomy performed by uniportal VATS (single incision and no rib spreader) Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, MD, FECTS www.videothoracoscopy.com

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Bronchoplastic VATS right lower lobectomy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Thoracoscopic bronchoplastic right lower lobectomy www.videothoracoscopy.com Dr Gonzalez Rivas

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Uniportal VATS Subcarinal Lymph Node Dissection

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Complete Subcarinal lymph node dissection after single-port video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy. www.videothoracoscopy.com Dr Diego Gonzalez Rivas Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Unit (UCTMI) Coruña,...

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Uniportal VATS Middle Lobectomy Lung Cancer

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Single port video-asissted thoracoscopic middle lobectomy in a patient with a lung cancer. Once finished the lobectomy a lymph node dissection was performed and the patient was discharged home on the...

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