Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, a panel of allied health providers discuss how ensure a team response to emergencies following cardiac surgery.
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March 17, 2017
March 13, 2017
This video illustrates robotic repair of mitral commissural endocarditis using a novel “bridging patch” technique.
March 9, 2017
Mattia Glauber of Instituto Clinico Sant Amgrogio, Milan, Italy, argues in favor of the right anterior mini-thoracotomy approach for minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.
March 7, 2017
This video demonstrates the utility of a cardioscope-assisted tricameral approach to the excision of a large left ventricular thrombus in a patient with a recent history of embolization.
March 2, 2017
William Brawn discusses his approach to hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
March 1, 2017
John Pepper of the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London, United Kingdom, argues that there is not yet the evidence to support the superiority of minimally invasive aortic valve replacement over a full sternotomy approach.
February 27, 2017
This video demonstrates a technique for performing aortic and mitral valve replacements simultaneously through a partial sternotomy with an excellent exposure of the corresponding anatomical structures.
February 24, 2017
In a discussion filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, a group of experts consider how CT Surgery allied health professionals can create an evidence-based practice.
February 23, 2017
Christopher Young of St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK, reviews the evidence for minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.
February 21, 2017
This video describes an unusual case of sinus of Valsalva aneurysm rupture, which presented as acute appendicitis and clinical sepsis. ECMO initiation is an absolute contraindication in the setting of unrestricted pulmonary blood flow.