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Mohamad Bashir moderates a discussion on the use of sutureless aortic valves in patients with bicuspid aortic valves, which was filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas.
August 19, 2015
Olaf Wendler of King’s College Hospital, London, UK, discusses the surgical treatment of aortic infections, including aortic root endocarditis and mycotic aortic aneurysm.
August 18, 2015
Denton Cooley, founder of the Texas Heart Institute, was the first US surgeon to perform a heart transplant and implant an artificial heart. He discusses his incredible career with Mohamad Bashir in a new CTSNet interview.
August 10, 2015
This video demonstrates the author’s technique for re-operation on type A aortic dissection.
July 29, 2015
Duke Cameron of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, United States, discusses a variety of genetic disorders that lead to aneurysms.
July 16, 2015
Jorge Mascaro of Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom, discusses re-do aortic root surgery, and its growing prevalence as the rates of first-time aortic surgery increase.
July 8, 2015
Santi Trimarchi of the University of Milan, Milan, Italy, discusses re-intervention following acute type-A aortic dissection repair with data from the IRAD registry.
June 25, 2015
John Elefteriades of Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, United States, shares ten tips for circulatory support during aortic surgery.
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.
February 16, 2015
This video shows a very rare vascular injury occurring during VATS left upper lobectomy, and its repair. The case suggests some of the limitations of VATS procedures.

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