We are the second unit in the whole of the UK to offer robotic thoracic surgery and we recently performed a national first operation with this technique. Click on the links below to learn more
Robotic Diaphragm Plication
Here is a video documenting our technique in more detail
Live Robotic Surgery
This is the first of a series of 6 videos of the live robotic case that we broadcast to an audience of Thoracic Surgeons at the Leeds VATS conference. If you want to see the whole operation then follow the links to this video on youtube and you will find the full playlist or click here.
Robotics in the press
Here is an article from a Patient who came from Wales to have Robotic surgery at James Cook hospital
Here is an article in the northern echo on our robotic surgery programme
And another story in the gazette which you can find here
And another article on our UK first operation which was a total lung sparing sleeve resection
This was also features on ITV news which you can find on the link here.