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Cardiac

July 14, 2020
This video details the operative steps and technique of root and total arch replacement with frozen elephant trunk for aortic dissection, as described by Dr Sun.
July 7, 2020
Shanda Blackmon, Miia Lehtinen, and Meghana Helde discuss structured mentorship and organic sponsor relationships for women during cardiothoracic surgery training, as well as working toward leadership roles and the importance of fostering an environment of inclusion and recognition.
July 7, 2020
Leanne Harling, Enoch Akowuah, Patrick Perier, and Peyman Sardari Nia discuss the UK Mini Mitral Trial, a multicenter randomized trial comparing sternotomy to a minimally invasive approach for mitral valve surgery.
July 7, 2020
The author presents a totally biological solution for aortomitral endocarditis by combining AVNeo™ (Ozaki procedure) and transaortic mitral valve patch using autologous pericardium only.
July 3, 2020
The authors make a brief overview of tricuspid regurgitation associated with congenital heart defects, including morphology, incidence and echocardiographic evaluation.  The status quo of medical and surgical managements and outcomes are also comprehensively reviewed.  
July 1, 2020
Seven robotic left atrial myxoma resections were performed so far in the authors’ institution. The patients had no stroke or bleeding complications, and all were discharged home after a mean period of seven days.
June 30, 2020
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass grafting associated to transcatheter aortic valve implantation through a left anterior minithoracotomy in the fourth intercostal space.
June 30, 2020
Researchers from the UK reported a novel polymeric heart valve, PoliValve, which is made entirely from styrenic block copolymers. 
June 26, 2020
The Ancona Minimally Invasive and Transcatheter Cardiac Surgery course's recording is now available. An international faculty shares their vision of cardiac surgery and more during the two-day event.
June 26, 2020
This original article retrospectively analyzed the outcome of 200 patients after implantation of HeartMate 3 and HeartWare LVAD respectively. The baseline characteristics of both groups, containing 100 patients each, were comparable, despite a higher percentage of INTERMACS I and II patients implanted with the HeartWare device.

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