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Cardiac Portal


In May 2015, a CardioStart International medical team was scheduled to help initiate a cardiac program at Kathmandu University in Nepal, but, in the wake of a devastating earthquake, the team instead... More
October 13, 2016
In an interview with Joel Dunning, Emily Farkas discusses her humanitarian work, including a recent surgical mission to Nepal.
October 12, 2016
Gianni Angelini of Imperial College, London, UK, considers the evidence for single versus multiple arterial grafts in coronary bypass surgery.
October 6, 2016
Niv Ad of the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, Virginia, discusses his approach to the cryosurgical Cox Maze procedure.
October 4, 2016
Mohamad Bashir of Barts Heart Centre, London, United Kingdom, moderates a panel discussion on graft sizing in valve-sparing surgery. The discussion was filmed at the 2016 Aortic Valve Repair Summit.
October 2, 2016
Ruben Osnabrugge interviews EACTS Secretary General and CTSNet President Pieter Kappetein about the highlights of the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting.
September 29, 2016
David Taggart of the University of Oxford, UK, argues that CABG remains the best therapy for coronary artery disease.
September 27, 2016
The authors demonstrate how to perform mitroaortic replacement using the David Technique in a case of prosthethic endocarditis.
September 22, 2016
In a roundtable filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a group of experts discuss the current state and future of image-guided cardiothoracic surgery.
September 21, 2016
This clinical case describes a double valve surgery in a 58-year-old female patient with Scheie's syndrome, and considers treatment options for symptoms of this rare condition.
September 20, 2016
Hans-Joachim Schaefers of Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg/Saar, Germany, compares the Yacoub and David procedures.