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Cardiac Portal

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An international panel of experts discuss their experiences with the Perceval Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve by LivaNova.
May 23, 2016
This video demonstrates a valve-sparing aortic root replacement with an expansible ring.
May 18, 2016
Jorge Mascaro of Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom, discusses the significant challenge of aortic arch replacement and the various approaches a surgeon can take, giving special attention to the Birmingham approach.
May 17, 2016
This video shows a valve-sparing excision of a papillary fibroelastoma in 74-year-old woman.
May 12, 2016
This case report describes the surgical treatment of a hydatid cyst in a 35-year-old patient.
May 9, 2016
This presentation describes the basic surgical techniques and steps required for successfully performing a valve-sparing root replacement.
May 5, 2016
Is an open, endovascular, or hybrid approach the most effective treatment for thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysm? An international panel debates the merits and pitfalls of each approach.
May 2, 2016
This video demonstrates a technique for transmyocardial laser revascularization using a VATS approach.
April 28, 2016
Stephen Westaby reflects on his extraordinary career in cardiac surgery in an interview with Leanne Harling, which was filmed at the 2015 EACTS Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
April 27, 2016
Should off-pump CABG be abandoned? Joseph Sabik of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, suggests that while off-pump CABG should not be completely abandoned, it should no longer be the default option.
April 25, 2016
This video shows an aortic annulus enlargement using a modified Manouguian technique without opening the left atrium roof.

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