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Coronary Disease - Surgery

February 15, 2019
Coronary arteriotomy is a frequently-utilized core skill for the cardiothoracic surgeon.
February 13, 2019
This video shows the basic technique of skeletonized left internal mammary artery harvesting.
February 13, 2019
This Cardiac Surgery Essentials series from Guest Editor Dr Tsuyoshi Kaneko illustrates basic skills that cardiac surgeons need to possess in their everyday practice, with videos that focus on important aspects of procedures for which demonstrations can be difficult to find.
January 29, 2019
In this video, the authors present a triple coronary endarterectomy in a 68-year-old patient with severe coronary artery disease using a closed-traction technique.
December 20, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, John Puskas, Michael Halkos, and Robert Kiaii discuss hybrid coronary revascularization.
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.
July 17, 2018
The use of ultrasonic energy in vessel harvesting for coronary artery bypass provides several advantages over the conventional diathermy during the preparation of the arterial graft, and harmonic shears may be beneficial in being faster, reducing bleeding, and allowing the surgeon to work closely to the vessel.
June 29, 2018
Research published recently in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery suggests a new approach for evaluating a patient’s risk for acute kidney injury before they undergo cardiac surgery.
June 21, 2018
Marco Ranucci of the IRCCS Policlinico San Donato in Italy discusses the association between hemodilution, oxygen delivery, and acute kidney injury.
June 14, 2018
James Tatoulis of the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia presents technical tips and tricks for total arterial revascularization.

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