February 18, 2015
Lymphangiomas, because of their underlying inherent properties—benign and fluid filled—make them ideal for a minimally invasive approach, in particular when involving the chest wall. However, there is limited experience with the use of these techniques in the management of these complex lesions.
February 4, 2015
Recorded via Google Hangouts, this roundtable discussion focuses on the impact of “human factors” in cardiothoracic surgery. Joel Dunning moderates the discussion with Tara Bartley, Arie Blitz, and Jill Ley.
Unusual Presentation of Large Aortic Arch Aneurysms Associated with Aortic Coarctation in a 15-Year-Old Girl
February 3, 2015
This video shows the surgical correction of two large thoracic aortic aneurysms in a 15-year-old girl.
January 14, 2015
Deep hypothermia and cardioplegic myocardial arrest, with or without selective cerebral perfusion, is traditionally performed during aortic arch reconstruction. In this video, the authors describe a technique for selective cerebral perfusion combined with controlled coronary perfusion for hypoplastic aortic arch repair.
December 29, 2014
CTSNet published over 100 pieces of innovative and educational clinical content in 2014. As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet editorial team presents the five most popular roundtable discussions published in 2014.
December 23, 2014
CTSNet published over 100 pieces of innovative and educational clinical content in 2014. As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet editorial team presents the five most popular pieces of clinical content published in 2014.
October 27, 2014
Aortic valve repair has encouraging mid- and long-term results in selected patients. This video describes the tailored cusp extension valvuloplasty surgical technique.
October 20, 2014
This video demonstrates a hybrid procedure for the closure of a large muscular ventricular septal defect in a 4-month-old boy. This direct approach is very useful in small patients with apical defects and difficult vascular access.
October 13, 2014
Recorded during the the 2014 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, this roundtable discussion addresses the duty of candor in medical practice.
October 12, 2014
EACTS Secretary General A. Pieter Kappetein discusses highlights of the 2014 EACTS Annual Meeting taking place in Milan, Italy.