May 22, 2015
This two-day advanced course in minimally invasive surgery will focus on aortic valve replacement and rapid deployment valves. Various approaches and valves will be presented through live cases, pre-recorded videos, a "question time" panel session, and interactive case studies.
May 21, 2015
In March 2015, the first successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) was performed at the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. In this interview, recorded via Google Hangouts, Joel Dunning talks with Atiq Rehman of Lourdes Health System, NJ, and Kamran Baig of John Radcliffe Hospital, UK, about this development.
May 20, 2015
This video demonstrates the technique of robot-assisted trans-abdominal Nissen fundoplication for the surgical management of GERD. It includes discussion of techniques and tips to perform the operation well.
May 19, 2015
In this debate that occurred at the 2015 SCTS Annual Meeting, two experts discuss the use of the endoballoon versus the transthoracic clamp in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
May 18, 2015
This video shows an experimental method for total reconstruction of the mitral valve with autologous pericardium.
May 15, 2015
The AATS Graham Foundation is pleased to announce its current grant opportunities. In addition to existing fellowships, scholarships, and programs, new initiatives have been added designed to enhance and grow leadership, learning, and innovation in the field.