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October 8, 2015
In an interview filmed at the 2015 SCTS Annual Meeting, Mohamad Bashir talks with Dianna Milewicz about her research into the genetics behind aneurysms. Dr. Milewicz is the Director of the Division of Medical Genetics at the University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas.
October 5, 2015
This videos shows an open filter retrieval and open aortic repair for a chronic aortoiliac dissection secondary to aortic inferior vena cava filter penetration.
October 4, 2015
European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) Past President Jose Pomar interviews current President Martin Grabenwoger on key features of the 2015 EACTS Annual Meeting.
October 3, 2015
Pieter Kappetein, Secretary General of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), previews the 2015 EACTS Annual Meeting taking place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
September 9, 2015
In this recent interview, Leanne Harling talks to Sir Ara Darzi, former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of the Department of Health, United Kingdom.
September 3, 2015
A 73-year-old male presented with an ascending and aortic arch aneurysm, with aortic valve insufficiency.A valve-sparing aortic root, ascending aorta, and aortic arch replacement with debranching of the innominate trunk and left common was performed.
August 25, 2015
Mahesh Ramchandani of Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, discusses the use of the AngioVac device for removal of unwanted intravascular material.
August 10, 2015
This video demonstrates the author’s technique for re-operation on type A aortic dissection.
March 25, 2015
This video demonstrates a vascular and bronchial procedure with a left hemiclamshell approach.
March 10, 2015
This article describes the technique of composite graft replacement and emphasizes some technical details for the left-handed surgeon.
March 2, 2015
Open repair is the standard for aneurysmal degeneration of the arch. Endovascular techniques offer an alternative for patients with prohibitive comorbidities. This video describes a complete endovascular arch reconstruction using a modified stent graft approach, combined with cervical debranching.