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Valve Disease

February 19, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate the Perclose® suture mediated closure technique for closure of the femoral artery after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
February 15, 2019
Between February 23 and March 1, 2019, a heart surgery team from the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, UK, will go on a medical mission to Kumasi, Ghana, to perform adult heart surgery and to place pacemakers. Find their daily video blog here.
February 14, 2019
The authors highlight useful tips and methods to avoid common pitfalls for others who are interested in adding these methods to their armamentarium.
January 15, 2019
The authors demonstrate how to use one homograft root in reoperative infected aortic root/hemiarch reconstruction with the use of a handmade bovine pericardial aortic tube to replace the ascending aorta and unite the divided homograft.
October 23, 2018
This video demonstrates a valve replacement surgery for a 55-year-old woman who presented with carcinoid heart disease caused by a primary ovarian carcinoid tumor.
October 16, 2018
The authors demonstrate a right axillary artery cannulation with limited surgical exposure and percutaneous two-stage venous cannulation for minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
September 25, 2018
The authors demonstrate their multidisciplinary approach to aortic valve replacement using a right anterior minithoracotomy, the implantation of a sutureless Perceval® S Valve, and ultrafast-track anesthetic protocols.
August 28, 2018
The authors present a simplified technique of mitral valve repair using PTFE chordae in a 54-year-old man with severe mitral valve regurgitation due to posterior mitral leaflet and posteromedial commissure prolapse, in addition to ruptured chordae.
August 23, 2018
Clifford W. Barlow of the Southampton General Hospital in the United Kingdom presents a discussion on the optimal treatment for failing surgical prosthetic valves within the context of aortic valve disease.
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.

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