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Congenital Showcase: 7 Procedures to Advance Your Surgical Competencies
With all the great video submissions we've received from CT surgeons around the world, it's hard not to get excited about the future of cardiothoracic surgery! To wrap up our collection of specialty showcases, we have compiled a list of the seven most popular congenital videos published on CTSNet so far this year.
Do you have a favorite? Be sure to let us and your fellow CTSNet users know in the comment section below!
If you have a great congenital surgical technique or procedure to share, we invite you to submit it for publication here on CTSNet. We welcome year-round submissions of high-quality written and recorded content that fosters education and promotes improved patient care across the global CT community.
In this video, a twenty-year-old woman with severe aortic prosthetic dysfunction undergoes a fourth-time sternotomy with modified pulmonary autograft (Ross) aortic root replacement and a revision of a previous ascending-to-descecnding aortic bypass graft.
A two-week-old infant was diagnosed with a type I aortopulmonary window and underwent repair via separation of both great arteries and a patch repair of the defects in both the aorta and pulmonary artery.
The video's authors show off their skills as they present an expert video of an unroofing of an anomalous right coronary artery in a sixty-year-old woman with a six-month history of angina.
Anomalous aortic origin of the left coronary artery (AAOLCA) from the right coronary sinus is a rare but important condition because it carries an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in otherwise healthy young people.
5. Repair of Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (Scimitar Vein) via Interposed Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
William Mitchell, Lawrence Greiten, Christian Eisenring, Markus Renno, Brian Reemtsen
This video highlights the repair of an anatomically challenging and hemodynamically significant scimitar vein using a unique interposed stretch PTFE graft to reduce the likelihood of tension and kinking associated with direct anastomosis.
Surgical procedures on newborns can be challenging. This video shows a case with an arterial switch combined with a Mee procedure for an intramural left main coronary artery as well as a repair of aortic coarctation and arch hypoplasia.
This video focuses on myocardial bridging that may occur in patients with HCM.
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