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June 30, 2015
In this video, the authors describe their experience using a percutaneous left ventricular assist device (LVAD) as a bridge to transplant in a morbidly obese pediatric patient with severe heart failure due to viral myocarditis.
June 30, 2015
In this video, the authors describe their experience using a percutaneous left ventricular assist device (LVAD) as a bridge to transplant in a morbidly obese pediatric patient with severe heart failure due to viral myocarditis.
June 24, 2015
This clinical case describes the successful treatment of severe aortic stenosis in a patient whose aortic anatomy precluded the traditional TAo approach. A 10mm Dacron graft was anastomosed end-to-side to provide adequate distance between the aortic annulus and the sheath insertion site.
June 22, 2015
This video demonstrates several tips for the superior septal approach to mitral valve surgery.
June 11, 2015
Douglas Wood, Fawwaz Shaw, Emily Farkas, and Nahush Mokadam discuss work-life balance within the cardiothoracic surgery specialty.
June 10, 2015
Gianluigi Bisleri of University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy, discusses a hybrid treatment for atrial fibrillation using endoscopic ablation.
June 4, 2015
This roundtable discussion, filmed at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting, focuses on the different training paths open to cardiothoracic surgery residents in the United States.
June 1, 2015
This video shows an aortic valve replacement in a patient with severe aortic stenosis through a minimally invasive right thoracotomy approach. The postoperative follow-up was uneventful and the patient was discharged on post-operative day six.
May 27, 2015
Todd Rosengart, Joseph Sabik, and Stephen Fremes discuss total arterial revascularization in a roundtable discussion recorded at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting.
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 Trent Cardiac Centre,UK, about this development.
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.

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