This study examines the way in which risk is perceived by parents of children undergoing congenital cardiac surgery. The findings demonstrate differences in the way mothers and fathers perceive risk, with mothers reporting statistically significantly higher scores than their partners.
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November 15, 2019
November 13, 2019
The authors report the case of a 50-year-old woman suffering from lymphoblastic leukemia, developing left upper lobe aspergilloma during aplastic chemotherapy, and presenting partial anomalous pulmonary vein connection of the left upper lobe, who submitted to pulmonary resection.
November 11, 2019
In this video, the authors present the surgical management of a neonate with dilated cardiomyopathy.
November 4, 2019
This video demonstrates Dr James Tweddell's surgical management of a neonatal patient with a double outlet right ventricle with subpulmonary ventricular septal defect (Taussig-Bing anomaly), d-malposed great vessels, and severely hypoplastic aortic arch.
Surgery for Anomalous Aortic Origin of Coronary Arteries: A Multicentre Study From the European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association
November 1, 2019
In this multicenter study, the authors report on outcomes in 156 patients who underwent surgery for anomalous aortic origin of the coronary arteries. Unroofing and reimplantation were the most common procedures. There was no perioperative mortality.
October 28, 2019
The authors present the resection of a rare isolated atrial leiomyosarcoma in an adolescent patient.
October 26, 2019
A must-read position paper.
October 24, 2019
Identification of Anonymous MRI Research Participants with Face-Recognition Software: The authors demonstrated the ability to use facial recognition software to identify individuals undergoing head MR, highlighting the risk of loss of anonymity when seemingly de-identified data are available to others.
October 8, 2019
In this paper, the objective was to find out the echocardiographic predictors of reoperation for subaortic stenosis. Among 82 patients who initially underwent subaortic stenosis corrective surgery, 30 patients required reoperation.
October 7, 2019
The authors present the case of an adult woman with a severe aortic coarctation who received an extra-anatomical aortic bypass prior to a neurosurgical procedure in order to ensure organ perfusion during surgery.