This article describes an operation performed for both congenital heart disease and acquired coronary disease.
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September 27, 2018
In this interview, Shruti Jayakumar and Martin Elliott discuss his path to and experience in congenital heart surgery.
September 11, 2018
The authors present two Nikaidoh procedures performed for different underlying anatomies and they discuss aspects of the operation.
Half-Turned Truncal Switch Operation for Transposition of the Great Arteries With Left Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
September 10, 2018
This video demonstrates the author’s approach to the half-turned truncal switch operation. Although the half-turned truncal switch operation is a more invasive surgical procedure, ideal configuration and hemodynamics can be established by maximal use of autologous tissue.
September 6, 2018
The Nikaidoh procedure is a useful technique for patients with complex transposition of the great arteries.
September 5, 2018
This video demonstrates en bloc rotation of the outflow tracts, a procedure that offers a complete anatomic repair of complex transposition of the great arteries with growth potential in all tubular structures and the option of preserving the native pulmonary valve in appropriate cases.
September 5, 2018
Viktor Hraska discusses the motivation behind CTSNet's first Congenital Guest Editor Series and describes the important congenital heart surgery techniques that it covers.
August 15, 2018
This video highlights the use of the Konno procedure to safely expose the root of the aorta in a patient with an aortic root abscess and a history of multiple cardiac surgeries.
August 6, 2018
This video presents a rare Gerbode defect secondary to aortic and tricuspid valve endocarditis, along with its surgical management using sliding tricuspid valve annuloplasty.
Konno Aortoventriculoplasty and Mitral Valve Replacement in a Child With Atrioventricular Septal Defect
July 19, 2018
The authors demonstrate a fourth-time redo sternotomy for an eight-year-old girl who had prior repair of an atrioventricular septal defect.