Kill the Habit Before the Habit Kills You – Lung Cancer

Don’t worry, this is not going to be some self-righteous preening about how smokers are disgusting and literally the devil. This is just the cold hard reality of lung cancer. What it looks like, and what can be done about it if caught early enough. Now, I have a personal stake in this as my … Continue reading “Kill the Habit Before the Habit Kills You – Lung Cancer”

Gunshot to Right Lung (Surgery)

Small set here showing surgery on a man who had been shot in the chest, through the middle lobe of the right lung. Also caused a cardiac injury as well with the bullet passing through and hitting the atrium. Entry wound and exit wound are shown post op, sutures. Pretty interesting stuff.

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) is a surgical procedure used to replace more invasive Thoracotomy (Lung Surgery) or other procedures used for diagnosis or treatment of chest conditions. The video below is a footage of lung microsurgery done on the lungs of a smoker. I’m not sure if the surgeons were just performing biopsy to confirm … Continue reading “Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)”