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November 23, 2022
An overview of CTSNet's Guest Editor Series' over the past two years, including videos curated by Konstadinos Plestis, Marc Gerdish, Virginia Litle, Eduard Quintana, and Alan Sihoe.
November 22, 2022
This video demonstrates correction of anomalous right subclavian artery (aRSA) originating from the distal thoracic aorta by transection and anastomosis of aRSA to the right carotid artery.
November 17, 2022
Contemporary surgical practices for the management of congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (ccTGA) have not previously been described in multicenter analyses.
November 17, 2022
This video demonstrates a double switch operation with an arterial switch and modified Senning procedure for congenitally corrected transposition. Key technical modifications in the atrial and arterial switch components are highlighted.
November 14, 2022
This video shows the cone repair technique for a severe form of Ebstein’s anomaly with significant posterior leaflet deficiency, requiring autologous pericardium patch enlargement.
November 11, 2022
According to results of the STRESS trial, infants undergoing heart surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass did not have a lower chance of a bad outcome when administered with the steroid methylprednisolone, compared to the placebo.
November 11, 2022
This study assessed the use of regional analgesia in the reduction of postoperative opioid use in patients undergoing a sternotomy. Researchers used factors such as amount of opioids used, pain scores, and recovery time to determine if the method was effective.
November 9, 2022
An interview with Dr. Sameh Said, a congenital cardiovascular surgeon who has spent the last twenty years building his impressive career in his home country of Egypt and in the United States. He gives his take on innovations in cardiac surgery, his favorite leadership advice, and more.
November 8, 2022
This video demonstrates the interdigitating technique for repair of aortic coarctation and arch hypoplasia through a median sternotomy in a neonate.
November 4, 2022
Although preoperative exchange transfusion is frequently recommended in patients with homozygous sickle cell anemia undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass, the information regarding the ideal level of sickle hemoglobin for patients undergoing the surgery is still conflicting in the literature.