April 17, 2014
This video demonstrates a left upper lobe posterior and apical segmentectomy, preserving the lingular and anterior segment, in a patient with impaired lung function.
April 16, 2014
The worldâ€™s top cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists, and basic researchers offer state-of-the-art lectures, â€śMeet the Expertsâ€ť programs, and teaching sessions â€” including hands-on master classes in robot manipulation and transapical valve implantation â€” at Valves in the Heart of the Big Apple: Evaluation & Management of Heart Valve Disease, May 8-10 in New York City.
April 14, 2014
This video demonstrates the technical details of a primary tracheal tumor resection involving the cervical trachea; the procedure was performed after radiotherapy and brachytherapy, following emergency laser-assisted rigid bronchoscopy.
April 11, 2014
W. Gerald Rainer interviews Dwight Emary Harken on April 12, 1973. This is the second interview in the Pioneers of Cardiac Surgery series. Dr. Harken shares the interesting story of how treating World War Two soldiers with shrapnel embedded in their chests helped to develop some of the earliest techniques in cardiac surgery.
April 10, 2014
This article describes a standardized and reproducible trans-aortic TAVR approach with the Edwards Sapien valve and Ascendra 3 delivery system.
April 7, 2014
This video demonstrates the conduct of a novel beating-heart Norwood operation. The procedure is universally-applicable to even the smallest aortas.