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Cardiac

February 15, 2019
Between February 23 and March 1, 2019, a heart surgery team from the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, UK, will go on a medical mission to Kumasi, Ghana, to perform adult heart surgery and to place pacemakers. Find their daily video blog here.
February 15, 2019
Coronary arteriotomy is a frequently-utilized core skill for the cardiothoracic surgeon.
February 14, 2019
The authors highlight useful tips and methods to avoid common pitfalls for others who are interested in adding these methods to their armamentarium.
February 13, 2019
This video shows the basic technique of skeletonized left internal mammary artery harvesting.
February 13, 2019
This Cardiac Surgery Essentials series from Guest Editor Dr Tsuyoshi Kaneko illustrates basic skills that cardiac surgeons need to possess in their everyday practice, with videos that focus on important aspects of procedures for which demonstrations can be difficult to find.
February 7, 2019
Tom C. Nguyen, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, and Richard Weisel discuss the changing medical publication world, focusing on cardiothoracic journals.
February 7, 2019
Aung Ye Oo of The Barts Heart Centre in London, UK, discusses the use of endovascular stents in patients with connective tissue disorders.
February 5, 2019
There are several approaches for the surgical management of symptomatic pericardial effusion. The author demonstrates the subxiphoid approach in this video, which is the most expeditious approach and better suited for the unstable patient.
January 31, 2019
Shruti Jayakumar interviews Martin Elliott and John McKenna about the changes in cardiac surgery that have been most interesting and impactful during the course of their respective careers.
January 31, 2019
Giovanni Mariscalco of the University of Leicester Glenfield Hospital in the UK discusses the need for improved guidelines on screening patients for nonsyndromic thoracic aortic disease.

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