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CTSNet’s Top 5 Adult Cardiac Procedure Videos of 2022
This year, adult cardiac submissions to CTSNet spanned a variety of fascinating procedures, from mammary artery harvesting to the innovative Y-incision technique for aortic annular enlargement. Read on for a quick overview of the most popular adult cardiac articles and videos on CTSNet in 2022, and stay tuned for many more in 2023.
Thank you to everyone who submitted cardiac content this year. CTSNet is always seeking submissions of innovative and instructional adult cardiac surgery content to educate and connect the global CT surgery community. We encourage surgeons and allied health professionals to consider submitting in the new year.
The most popular cardiac video of 2022 demonstrated each step of a procedure that is essential for cardiothoracic surgeons to perfect early in their careers. The video and article give a step-by-step tutorial that is a great resource for learning proper mammary artery harvest technique.
In this video, Bo Yang demonstrates his signature Y-incision technique for aortic annular enlargement. Once again, the accompanying article gives a step-by-step breakdown of the complex procedure. For more from Dr. Yang, watch CTSNet’s Small Aortic Root Webinar—Annular Enlargement vs. Total Replacement.
This detailed overview of organ procurement demonstrates the recovery of organs from a donation after circulatory death (DCD) donor using normothermic regional perfusion (NRP). The procedure differs from brain-dead donor procurement only until bypass is established, at which point it is very similar.
To reduce the risk of development of post-operative atrial fibrillation, it is routine practice to exclude the left atrial appendage during coronary artery bypass surgery. This video and article give a detailed description of left atrial appendage clip deployment and placement.
Finally, the authors of this detailed video and article once again demonstrate the Y-incision technique for aortic annular enlargement. This procedure accompanied a redo aortic valve replacement to remove a previously implanted, smaller aortic valve. Dr. Reardon also participated in CTSNet’s Small Aortic Root Webinar—Annular Enlargement vs. Total Replacement.
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