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Cardiac surgeons and allied health care professionals are faced with a changing and challenging patient population, as the number of octogenarians and nonagenarians increases. A geriatrician, surgeon... More
August 22, 2016
This video demonstrates an innovative technique for hypoplastic arch reconstruction in children beyond infancy.
August 18, 2016
In a discussion filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a group of experts discuss the ethics of testing new medical devices in developing countries.
August 11, 2016
Torsten Doenst of Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, discusses surgical strategies for challenges faced during minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
August 9, 2016
The following video shows an Edwards SAPIEN 3 TMVR implanted through the apical Certitude delivery system in a patient with severe mitral insufficiency following a bioprosthetic failure.
August 4, 2016
In this study, the authors seek to assess the efficacy of radiofrequency and cryo-ablation during typical cardiac surgeries using prolonged ambulatory Holter monitoring.
August 2, 2016
This video highlights the general approach to both complete and partial sternal cleft repair in pediatric patients.
July 28, 2016
Filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a group of experts discuss the future of aortic stenosis treatment.
July 21, 2016
David Taggart of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, reviews the evidence for using the radial artery as the first choice for the second conduit in coronary bypass surgery.
July 19, 2016
This video shows an epicardial lead implant via videothoracoscopy in an 80-year-old male patient with hypertension, syncope, and fainting.
July 14, 2016
In a discussion filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a panel of experts share insights into utilizing Internet technologies to improve the practice of cardiothoracic surgery for both surgeons and patients.

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