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Congenital

November 20, 2020
This video demonstrates the rare case of a sternal cleft and its primary closure in a neonate.
November 20, 2020
This video demonstrates an epicardial permanent pacemaker implantation in a neonate through a manubrium sparing sternotomy.
November 17, 2020
This Beat episode, featuring Dr Jessica Luc, cardiovascular surgery resident from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, as the host, discussing highlights from the CTSNet COVID-19 portal, including the subspecialty guidance statements on cardiac, thoracic, and congenital patient triage, followed by education and ethical considerations during the pandemic.
November 16, 2020
Techniques of unifocalization and pulmonary artery reconstructions have been developed to treat complex disorders of pulmonary artery development. The objective of this study was to document the prevalence of complications in these patients.
November 16, 2020
This article from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Virtual Conference Taskforce provides recommendations applicable to all virtual meetings and beyond with focused dicscussion on timezones, diversity/inclusion and how to optimize participant interactivity and networking. 
November 12, 2020
This video demonstrates a 2-year-old patient with infective endocarditis and severely damaged mitral valve who underwent a complex mitral valve repair by resecting all the infected tissue and rebuilding the architecture of the valve by multiple Matrix patches and chordal transfer.
November 11, 2020
William Brawn discusses his approach to hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
November 9, 2020
In a press release early this morning, Pfizer and BioNTech accounced the results of their vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2 in the first interim efficacy analysis of its Phase 3 clinical study.
November 5, 2020
This video demonstrates the septasuperior approach for TAPVC repair as a simple and reproducible technique.
November 2, 2020
This video presents the surgical repair of a symptomatic double aortic arch complete vascular ring in a 2-month-old boy.

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