Robotic Thymectomy Q and A Discussion


Dr. Jens C. Rueckert was joined by Dr. Ali Zamir Khan and members of the 2012 Vattikuti Global Robotics Conference to discuss his views on robotic thymectomy surgery. Rueckert’s nuances on anatomy and reasons for his technique are explained. “…extensively think about the positions of the trocars in ideal positions for the patient you have on the table. That is the guarantee of success.” is one of his tips. Khan explains some of his steps, which differ from Dr. Rueckert. With a few additional Powerpoint, CAT scan and photographic images. 29:48