In this video, the case of a right ventricular cardiac fibroma is presented. The authors display a subtotal resection of the tumor.
Repair of the insufficient bicuspid aortic valve is a good option for many patients. Durability is excellent, and late complications are low. Using commissural annuloplasty, fused leaflet cleft closure, and central leaflet plication, 4 patients with varying anatomy were repaired to illustrate operative decision-making.
CTSNet hosted a very lively Video Roundtable discussion at the recent 2013 STS Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, on issues surrounding the two major minimally invasive techniques for removing parts of the lung.