This video illustrates the feasibility of aortic coarctation repair with a curved patch, which may decrease the risk of recurrent coarctation by minimizing kinks and anastomotic torsion.
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March 30, 2021
Complete repair of double outlet right ventricle (DORV) with pulmonary atresia in an 8-year-old female.
March 29, 2021
Using the Ozaki technique, a valved conduit was prepared using a dacron graft and bovine pericardium, which was used to create RV-PA continuity during total repair of tetralogy of Fallot with type II pulmonary atresia.
March 26, 2021
On Friday, March 26, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) System to be used to treat pediatric and adult patients with a native or surgically-repaired right ventricular outflow tract who have severe pulmonary valve regurgitation.
Surgical Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot Using Autologous Right Atrial Appendages: Short- to Mid-Term Results
March 15, 2021
Amirghofran et al. present a cohort of 21 patients receiving repair of tetralogy of Fallot (ToF) by a new surgical technique using autologous right atrial appendage tissue as a pulmonary valve substitute.
Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Conduit as Palliative Procedure in Ductus Arteriosus Circulation-Dependent Infant
March 12, 2021
Right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit offers simple and reliable palliation in patients with PDA-dependent circulation with reassuring early operative course.
March 10, 2021
STAT Mortality Categories (developed 2009) stratify congenital heart surgery procedures into groups of increasing mortality risk to characterize case mix of congenital heart surgery providers. This update of the STAT Mortality Score and Categories is empirically based for all procedures and reflects contemporary outcomes.
March 8, 2021
The authors present a 4th sternotomy for late sequelae post-repair of tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia and criss-cross pulmonary arteries.
March 4, 2021
This technique video demonstrates an exceptionally rare congenital case of an 8-month-old with common arterial trunk, complete atrioventricular septal defect, LSVC to LA, and right aortic arch with mirror-image branching who is s/p bilateral pulmonary artery banding.
March 1, 2021
The authors present a video of a total thoracoscopic repair of a double aortic arch in a pediatric patient.