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April 24, 2024
Heart transplantation for adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) is associated with challenging pretransplant support, long waitlists, and high early post-transplant mortality.
April 24, 2024
The authors report on midterm outcomes in 39 patients with Marfan (MFS) or Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) after endovascular aortic repair (EVAR). Patients were analyzed based on planned versus emergency procedure and safe or unsafe landing zone. Thirty-four patients had thoracic EVAR and five had abdominal EVAR.
April 23, 2024
In this video, the authors demonstrate a redo pulmonary vein stenosis correction in a twenty-three-month-old child after an initial correction of totally anomalous pulmonary venous return in the first month of life.
April 19, 2024
This week on the one-year anniversary of The Beat, Editor in Chief Joel Dunning speaks with Professor Paul Sergeant about the future of education in cardiothoracic surgery.
April 18, 2024
An international group of clinicians and investigators with expertise in clinical and translational research provide advice to early career cardiac surgeons and anesthesiologists interested in mechanistic studies, randomized clinical trials, observational studies, and meta-analyses.
April 18, 2024
This video illustrates how surgeons decide on the method, either ipsilateral or contralateral, for placing an extracardiac conduit in a patient with right isomerism, left-sided IVC, and apicocaval juxtaposition who required a Fontan operation.
April 16, 2024
This video demonstrates surgery for tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve by anterior translocation of branch pulmonary arteries (the LeCompte maneuver), reduction plasty, and a PTFE biscuspid valve placement in the RVOT.
April 11, 2024
This week on The Beat, Editor in Chief Joel Dunning discusses the recent recall of Abiomed Impella left-sided heart pumps with special guest and heart failure expert Ashraf Abou El Ela.
April 4, 2024
In the 50th episode of The Beat, CTSNet EIC Joel Dunning discusses work–life balance in CT surgery, outcomes following redo mitral valve surgery, and two new interviews before closing with a shoutout to Shanda Blackmon.
March 28, 2024
This week on CTSNet’s flagship podcast, Editor in Chief Joel Dunning discusses presentations from the SCTS annual meeting on the future of aortic valve replacement surgery and the continued debate among surgeons about the benefits of TAVR versus those of SAVR.