This video demonstrates a stage I elephant trunk procedure and aortic valve repair via partial sternotomy, for a woman who presented with aortic valve insufficiency and an aortic aneurysm extending from the ascending to descending thoracic aorta.
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January 16, 2018
January 11, 2018
Christian Etz of the Herzzentrum Leipzig in Germany discusses spinal cord protection during thoracoabdominal aortic procedures.
December 29, 2017
As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet staff present the five most popular pieces of vascular content published in 2017.
Redo Valve-Sparing Ascending Aorta and Total Arch Replacement in a Young Patient With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome: A Challenging Procedure
November 14, 2017
The authors present a successful surgical treatment in a 14-year-old girl with Loeys-Dietz syndrome; a redo aortic arch and ascending aorta replacement with a valve-sparing operation was performed.
Aortic Valve, Ascending Aorta, and Arch Replacement With Debranching of the Supraortic Vessels and Frozen Elephant Trunk
October 10, 2017
The authors present a case of aortic valve, ascending aorta, and arch replacement, which included debranching of the supra-aortic vessels and a frozen elephant trunk procedure. Additionally, the authors performed an extra-anatomic bypass for the left axillary artery.
September 26, 2017
In this video, the authors present the case of a patient with an extensive thoracic aorta aneurysm, who was treated with a two-stage hybrid approach.
August 30, 2017
Research recently published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery retrospectively compares outcomes of treatments for dissection of the descending thoracic or thoracoabdominal aorta.
August 29, 2017
The authors present a right axillary artery cannulation in an elderly patient using the Seldinger technique.
August 28, 2017
This video demonstrates an infraclavicular approach to managing Paget-Schroetter Syndrome, a form of thoracic outlet obstruction.
August 8, 2017
This video shows a hybrid thoracoabdominal repair in a 60-year-old patient with mesenteric patch aneurismal dilation resulting from a previous repair.