The 51st Annual Meeting of the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society will be taking place at the Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater Beach, Florida.
Repair of the insufficient bicuspid aortic valve is a good option for many patients. Durability is excellent, and late complications are low. Using commissural annuloplasty, fused leaflet cleft closure, and central leaflet plication, 4 patients with varying anatomy were repaired to illustrate operative decision-making.
New Journal CME activities from the Annals of Thoracic Surgery and the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery have been added to the Cardiac Portal.