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The use of ultrasonic energy in vessel harvesting for coronary artery bypass provides several advantages over the conventional diathermy during the preparation of the arterial graft, and harmonic... More
June 14, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 EACTS Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria, Mara Antonoff of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston moderates a discussion on the role of research for academic career advancement.
June 12, 2018
The author demonstrates how to repair a mitral valve with Barlow's disease without resecting the tissue of the prolapsing leaflet.
June 6, 2018
This article presents an edited video of the speech given by Alfred Blalock at his 1960 birthday celebration.
June 5, 2018
This video demonstrates a technique of posterior aortopexy to manage airway compression.
May 31, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 Aortic Live meeting in Essen, Germany, Mohamad Bashir, Joseph Bavaria, Heinz Jakob, Tilo Kolbel, Gebrine El Khoury, and Stephan Haulon discuss endovascular approaches to aortic disease.
May 31, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 EACTS Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria, Leanne Harling of Imperial College in London, UK, moderates a discussion on minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
May 29, 2018
Om Prakesh Yadava and Marc Ruel discuss minimally invasive cardiac surgery and the MIST trial, which is the first randomized controlled trial comparing a minimally invasive approach with sternotomy for coronary artery disease.
May 24, 2018
Rune Haaverstad of Bergen University Hospital in Norway discusses transit-time flowmetry in CABG.
May 22, 2018
A 77-year-old woman underwent triple valve repair using three remodeling annuloplasty rings for moderate-to-severe insufficiency of her aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valves.
May 17, 2018
Roberto Lorusso of the Maastricht University Medical Center in the Netherlands discusses the Perceval valve and the ongoing PERSIST-AVR trial.

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