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Full Anatomical Dissection for Lobectomy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

In this video we show how to perform a uniportal VATS right lower lobectomy by using only a harmonic scalpel and new echelon vascular powered flex.

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Non Intubated Uniportal VATS Left Lower...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Primary lung cancer located on the left lower lobe. The lobectomy was performed by using a single incision VATS approach and non intubation.

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Non Intubated Uniportal VATS Right Lower...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) has become, in the last two decades, a revolution in the treatment of lung pathologies. Because its approach is less aggressive and involves peculiar geometrical...

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Paratracheal Lymph Node Dissection by Single...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Single-port Thoracoscopic lymphandenectomy after right upper lobectomy (lung cancer stage I). The procedure showed in the video is not edited, real time. In this case 7 minutes was the total surgical...

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Uniportal VATS Left Basilar Segmentectomy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows a left basilar segmentectomy preserving the segment 6.

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Uniportal VATS Left Lower Lobe Anatomic...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Patient with recurrent pulmonary infections since childhood. A CT-scan revealed an independient left lower aberrant basal segment . The patient was operated by uniportal VATS (anatomic basal segmentectomy)....

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Uniportal VATS Left Upper Anterior Segmentectomy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Uniportal VATS anatomic resection of anterior segment of the left upper lobe (segment 3)

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Uniportal VATS Left Upper Lobectomy and...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

This video shows a left upper lobe lung cancer with chest wall involvement. A left upper lobectomy and en bloc chest wall resection was performed through a single incision thoracoscopic approach.

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Uniportal VATS Lobectomy and Chest Wall...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Left upper lobe Lung cancer involving chest wall with good response after chemotherapy. The patient was proposed for single incision VATS lobectomy and chest wall resection by posterior incision. The...

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Uniportal VATS Resection of Mediastinal...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Thoracoscopic resection of anterior mediastinal mass, through a single 2 cm incision on the right side. Total surgical time was 4 minutes and 40 seconds. Here we show the surgery with no edition The case...

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Non Intubated Single Port VATS Lobectomy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

General anesthesia with single-lung ventilation was always considered a condition for thoracoscopic major pulmonary resections. However ,non-intubated thoracoscopic lobectomy (with spontaneous ventilation)...

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Non Intubated Right Upper Lobectomy by Means...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Single port video-assisted thoracoscopic right upper lobectomy in a non intubated patient.

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Lung Cancer Left Lower Lobectomy Fissureless...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Left lower lobes are the most difficult resections when fissure is incomplete. The procedure should be performed from down to up: vein, bronchus, artery and fissure. This is live surgery case: Uniportal...

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Live Thoracoscopic Surgery Complex VATS...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Anatomic pulmonary resections with inflammatory sequelae especially such as calcified lymph nodes blocking the hilar structures are usually a contraindication for VATS lobectomy and one of the most frequent...

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Left Paratracheal and Subaortic Lymph Node...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Left paratracheal and subaortic lymph node dissection is a complex procedure and is usually performed by thoracotomy. However single port VATS high defition view and direct instrumentation allows a radical...

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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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Uniportal VATS Right Anterobasal Segmentectomy...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Anatomic segmentectomies of individual basilar segments of lower lobes are the most challenging segmental resections to be performed by VATS. This case shows a small lesion located at anterior basal segment...

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Uniportal VATS Right Upper Lobectomy

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

ung cancer right upper lobe tumor. Single port video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy. Real time, not edited. Surgical time 26 minutes. This video shows the full procedure, without edition. This approach...

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Anatomical Variant of Artery in the Fissure...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Anatomical variant of artery for the lower lobe with complex fissure management during single-port thoracoscopic left upper lobectomy (LUL lung cancer). The excellent uniportal view allow to identify...

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Avoiding Pneumonectomy Single Port VATS...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

The video presents single port VATS vascular control of a huge tumor, showing how to avoid pneumonectomy.

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Awake Uniportal VATS Middle Lobectomy for...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) has become, in the last two decades, a revolution in the treatment of lung pathologies. Because its approach is less aggressive and involves peculiar geometrical...

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Bronchogenic Cyst Located on Paratracheal...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Bronchogenic cysts are abnormal growths of tissue that are congenital (present from birth). They typically have thin walls and are filled with fluid or mucous. Most bronchogenic cysts are found in the...

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Diaphragm Resection and Reconstruction through...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Lung cancer involving diaphragm requieres diaphragmatic resection which necessitates reconstruction to avoid respiratory compromise or the displacement of abdominal contents into the chest. Often the...

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Non Intubated Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

In this video we show a left upper lobectomy performed by single port VATS in a non intubated patient. The surgery was performed with the spontaneous ventilation of the patient. The instruments used were:...

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Non Intubated Complete Paratracheal Lymph...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Uniportal VATS lymphadenectomy (station 4R, 2R) in a non intubated patient.

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Hilar Tumor Single-Port Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Casual finding of right upper lobe 2.5 cm hilar tumor. The patient was proposed for VATS resection. An anatomic thoracoscopic apical segmentectomy (s1) was performed The patient was discharged home on...

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First Non Intubated VATS Lobectomy in UK...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Uniportal VATS right upper lobectomy performed at Papworth hospital, during the Cambridge international VATS symposium. It was the first case performed in Europe outside La Coruña and the first in UK.

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Awake Uniportal VATS Middle Lobectomy (Congenital...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Middle lobectomy by means of single port VATS due to congenital malformation in an awake patient.

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Double Sleeve Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic...

Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

Double sleeve (vascular and bronchial) lobectomy is a reasonable alternative to pneumonectomy in patients with centrally located tumors involving artery and bronchus. However, it is a challenging and...

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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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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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