Video of GTSC Talks

2018 Meeting Videos

Friday, March 9, 2018
Dr. Kasuhiro Yasafuku – Bronchoscopic Techniques for Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Dr. Adrian Sacher – The Use of Free DNA Analysis for Lung Cancer
Dr. Keith Naunheim – The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Update
Dr. Kasuhiro Yasafuku – Robots I
Dr. Robert Cerfolio – Robots II
Dr. Linda Martin – Initiating an Enhance Recovery Program
Dr. Elizabeth Habermann — The Opioid Crisis — What Can Thoracic Surgeons Do?

Saturday, March 10, 2018
Dr. John Handy – Results of Low Dose CT lung Cancer Screening at a Non-University Tertiary Hospital System
Dr. Bao Chau Ly – Assessing Unplanned Healthcare Encounters Following Resection for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Should We Be More Proactive?
Dr. Frank Detterbeck – The New Lung Cancer Staging System
Dr. Wayne Hofstetter – The New Esophageal Cancer Staging System
Dr. Adrian Sacher – Novel Therapies for Thoracic Malignancies
Dr. Ara Vaporciyan – Flipping the Classroom
Bart Frazzitta – Peer to Patient Program for Esophageal Cancer 
Dr. Bryan Meyers – Update on ABTS MOC

2017 Meeting Videos

Friday, March 12, 2017
Aaron Mansfield — Immunotherapy for Thoracic Malignancies
James Huang — Thymoma/Thymic Carcinoma Update
Joshua Sonett — Myasthenia Gravis
Ralph Gilbert — Complex Esophageal Reconstruction Using Free Jejunal Grafts
Kenneth Kesler — Colon Interpositions for Esophageal Reconstruction
Omar Awais — Roux-en-Y for Esophageal Reconstruction
Christopher Morse — Reoperation for Antireflex Procedures

Saturday, March 13, 2017
Daniel Buitrago — Perioperative Outcomes in 161 Consecutive Patients Undergoing Tracheobronchoplasty for Severe Diffuse Tracheobronchomalacia
Rishindra Reddy — Robotic vs VATS Lobectomies:  Propensity Matched Comparison of Outcomes for High Volume Surgeons Utilizing the Premier Perspective Database
Ralph Gilbert — Muscle Flaps in Thoracic Surgery
Shanda Blackmon — The Use of Social Media for Thoracic Surgeons
Matthew Steliga — Tobacco Cession/E Cigarettes
Claude Deschamps — Administrating a Large Medical Practice by a Surgeon
Benjamin Kozower — Quality Improvement for Surgeons
James Jaggers — Ethics – Professional Vulnerability

2016 Meeting Videos

Friday, March 11, 2016
Mark Onaitis — Molecular Markers in Lung Cancer
Joe Shrager — Sleeve Resection
John Handy — Metastasectomy
Dawn Jaroszewski — Pectus Excavatum
David Rice — Pain Control/Early Recovery Pathways
Sebastien Gilbert — Uniport VATS

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Alberto de Hoyos — Postoperative Complications Are The Primary Drives of Readmission After Esophagectomy:  An ACS NSQIP Readmission Risk Score
Zaid Abdelsattar — Variation in Hospital Adoption of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy For Lung Cancer And The Effect On Outcomes
Lee Swanstrom — Endoscopic Treatment of Esophageal Perforations, Leiomyomas and Zenker’s Diverticulum
John Mitchell — Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis & Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Jessica Donington — Biomarkers
Chris Seder — Onboarding a New Surgeon
Mark Katlic — The Aging Surgeon — Preparing For Retirement
Bart Frazzitta — Esophageal Cancer Survivor

2015 Meeting Videos

Friday, March 13, 2015
Harold Ott — Tissue Regeneration
Jane Matsumoto — 3D Printing
Faiz Bhora — Methods for Finding and Ablating Lung Nodules
Robert Cerfolio — Robotic Lobectomy
Brian Louie — Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
Rose Ganim — Chest Wall Reconstruction Using Plating Devices
Manjit Bains — Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy
Brittany Zwischenberger — Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis for Esophagectomy:  An International Survey of Practice Patterns Among Thoracic Surgeons
David Odell — Intraoperative Extracorpreal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) as a Means of Support in General Thoracic Surgical Procedures
Jane Matsumoto — Magnetic Resonant Imaging of the Lung
Alec Patterson — The Annals of Thoracic Surgery:  The Future of the Journal
Ara Vaporciyan — Wiki Textbook vs Paper Textbook
Rick Feins — Wiki Textbook vs Paper Textbook

2014 Meeting Videos

Friday, March 14, 2014
Betty Tong — How to Set Up a CT Screening Program — Duke Experience
Joseph Shrager — How to Set Up a CT Screening Program — Stanford Experience
Laurie Fenton Ambrose — CT Screening From the “Lung Cancer Alliance” Viewpoint
David Sugarbaker — The Role of Pneumonectomy in Mesothelioma
Raja Flores — The Role of Decortication in Mesothelioma
Michael Thornton — The Role of Lawyers in Mesothelioma

Saturday, March 15, 2014
J. Matthew Reinersman — The Novel Technique of Hybrid POEM and Laparoscopic Dor Fundoplication
Stephanie Worrell — The Safety and Efficacy of Lobectomy for Lung Cancer in Elderly Patients > 75 Years Old
Frank Nichols — LES Mechanial Augmentation
Dawn Jaroszewski — Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
Ara Vaporciyan — Electronic Education Opportunities
Stephen Yang — Mentoring Medical Students
Jess Thompson — Medical Policy – Advocacy
Victor Trastek — Professionalism

2013 Meeting Videos

Friday, March 8, 2013
Paul Noble – Interstitial Lung Disease – What Thoracic Surgeons Need to Know
R. Duane Davis – Pulmonary Transplant Update
Daniel Sterman – Management of Airway Stenosis
Mark Orringer – Esophageal Anastomosis: How I Do It
John Kucharczuk – Esophageal Anastomosis: How I Do It
Doug Mathisen – Esophageal Anastomosis: How I Do It
James Luketich – Esophageal Anastomosis: How I Do It

Saturday, March 9, 2013
Ryan Macke – Predicting Outcomes after MIE: Preoperative Risk Factors and Risk Stratification Model
David Mason – What are We Catching Since the NETT?
Muhammad Masood – Outcomes of Endoscopic Transoral Stapling versus Open Cricopharyngeal Myotomy for Zenker’s Diverticulum
Paul Noble – Why Get a Lung Biopsy
Daniel Sterman – Pulmonary Nodule Management – A Pulmonary Perspective
Richard Finley – Pulmonary Nodule Management – A Surgical Perspective
Doug Wood – Update from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
William Baumgartner – Maintenance of Certification: ABTS Update
Keith Naunheim – Coding Update

2012 Meeting Videos

Denise Aberle – National Lung Cancer Screening Trial
Thomas Colby – Adenocarcinoma in situ
Stephen Cassivi – Pulmonary Nodule Management
Shaf Keshavjee – Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion
Jonathan D’Cunha – Management of Esophageal Perforation in the Age of Stents
Steven DeMeester – Multimodal Therapy of Esophageal Cancer
David Rice – Endobronchial Ultrasound

Eustace Fontaine – The Role of EBUS in the Diagnosis of Isolated Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy
Sara Myers – Preoperative Chest CT Scan Does Not Predict Abnormal Pathology in Patients Undergoing Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis
H. Chrish Fernando – Endoscopic Fundplication/Myotomy (NOTES)
Matthew Bacchetta – Adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Ara Vaporciyan – E-Learning
Francis Nichols – CPT Coding for General Thoracic Surgeons

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