Repair of bridging bronchus and tracheal stenosis, which is often associated with left pulmonary artery sling, ventricular septal defects, and aortic coarctation, can be performed safely in the neonatal age group. This video demonstrates one such case.
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Repair of Bridging Bronchus and Severe Tracheal Stenosis Associated with Left Pulmonary Artery Sling and Ventricular Septal Defect
April 19, 2022
April 18, 2022
Surgical procedures on newborns can be challenging. This video shows a case with an arterial switch combined with a Mee procedure for an intramural left main coronary artery as well as a repair of aortic coarctation and arch hypoplasia.
April 12, 2022
Alagille syndrome and liver dysfunction can be tricky for surgeons to deal with. This video shows a fifteen-month-old patient who underwent extensive bilateral branch pulmonary arterioplasties to relieve her suprasystemic right ventricular pressure.
Pulmonary homograft dysfunction after the Ross procedure using decellularized homografts—a multicenter study
April 9, 2022
This study from the Canadian Ross Registry evaluated 466 consecutive patients who underwent a Ross procedure using a decellularized cryopreserved pulmonary homograft and evaluated for pulmonary homograft dysfunction.
Unroofing of Myocardial Bridging Combined with Septal Myectomy in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: When and How?
April 6, 2022
This video is focused on myocardial bridging that may occur in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Surviving the Struggle of COVID-19: Practical Recommendations for Pediatric/Adult Cardiology and Cardiac Surgical Programs in Resource-Limited Settings: a Review
March 30, 2022
Every year, millions of people are dying and millions more are disabled due to treatable cardiovascular diseases. Surgical capacity is unevenly distributed around the world and disproportionally affects populations in low- and middle- income countries (LMICs).
March 29, 2022
This timely article addresses the interface between the Covid pandemic and patients with congenital heart diseases. It offers responses to a variety of questions related to: vaccinations, passive immunization, Covid testing, antivirals, immunomodulatory therapy, and transplant status.
March 29, 2022
While aortic dissections can be rare, knowing how to perform an operative repair on one is vital. This video shows an example of one such procedure with the added wrinkle of there being an entry tear in the arch.
March 22, 2022
In this video, a twenty-year-old woman with severe aortic prosthetic dysfunction undergoes a fourth-time sternotomy with modified pulmonary autograft (Ross) aortic root replacement and a revision of pervious ascending-to-descending aortic bypass graft.
March 15, 2022
A sixty-year-old woman with angina. A coronary angiography showed an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left coronary cusp.