Among the scientific sessions at the ISMICS Annual Meeting was the Subramanian Innovation Award Presentations, where three finalists presented innovations geared toward minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery.
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August 17, 2018
August 16, 2018
Alan J. Bryan of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK argues that on-pump coronary bypass surgery is as good an option as off-pump surgery for patients with high surgical risk.
August 15, 2018
This video highlights the use of the Konno procedure to safely expose the root of the aorta in a patient with an aortic root abscess and a history of multiple cardiac surgeries.
August 14, 2018
This video demonstrates the minimally invasive Ozaki technique for aortic valve reconstruction, including endoscopic harvesting of the pericardium and Ozaki aortic valve repair technique via an upper ministernotomy.
August 13, 2018
In this video, the authors demonstrate definitive treatment for iatrogenic chylothorax following the resection of a bronchogenic cyst using the da Vinci Xi robot.
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August 10, 2018
August 10, 2018
New Online Journal CME activities are now available from The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
August 9, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Juan P. Umana of the Fundacion Cardioinfantil in Bogota, Colombia, interviews Jose Navia of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, about the "hemi-commando" procedure for double-valve endocarditis.
August 8, 2018
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August 7, 2018
The authors detail the procedure for a central cannulation in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.