This video demonstrates the emergency separation of conjoined hearts in a pair of twins, in whom the failing circulation of one twin threatened the survival of the healthy twin within hours of delivery.
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February 13, 2018
Single Stage Repair of Type A Interrupted Aortic Arch With Type III Aortopulmonary Window in a Preterm Child
January 8, 2018
Interrupted aortic arch occurring with an aortopulmonary window is an extremely rare anomaly. This video demonstrates a single stage repair in a preterm very-low birth weight neonate, using autologous pericardium to reconstruct the aorta.
November 28, 2017
This video was filmed on a cardiac surgery mission to Enugu Nigeria, led by Emily Farkas and sponsored by CardioStart and the VOOM Foundation.
Redo Valve-Sparing Ascending Aorta and Total Arch Replacement in a Young Patient With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome: A Challenging Procedure
November 14, 2017
The authors present a successful surgical treatment in a 14-year-old girl with Loeys-Dietz syndrome; a redo aortic arch and ascending aorta replacement with a valve-sparing operation was performed.
Personalized External Aortic Root Support Surgery for Asymptomatic Aortic Dilation: 100 Patient Milestone Reached
October 18, 2017
In this video, PEARS inventor and first patient, Tal Golesworthy, interviews the 100th PEARS patient.
October 17, 2017
The authors report a rare patient with complete Cantrell’s pentalogy associated with a left ventricular diverticulum, who underwent an uncomplicated full repair.
October 11, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 Annual STS Meeting in Houston, Texas, Dr Robert Sade moderates a debate on the appropriate course of care in the fictional case of a child who cannot be weaned from bypass following heart surgery.
Atresia of the Aortic Arch: Repair by Single-Stage Extra-Anatomic Ascending-to-Descending Aortic Bypass Graft Surgery
July 18, 2017
Aortic arch atresia is a rare entity among adults and may coexist with other cardiovascular surgical diseases. Single-stage extra-anatomic ascending-to-descending aortic bypass graft surgery is a safe and less invasive technique for correction of this complex congenital disease with other concomitant surgical cardiovascular disorders.
July 12, 2017
In a discussion filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, a panel of current cardiothoracic surgery residents share their tips and tricks for thriving during residency and fellowship.
Repair of Aortic Valve, Large Periaortic Abscess, and LV-PA Fistula in a 5-Year-Old With Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
May 25, 2017
This video shows the treatment of a 5-year-old patient with a rapidly enlarging aneurysm and left ventricular outflow tract to pulmonary artery shunt.