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Meeting Presentations

August 19, 2015
Olaf Wendler of King’s College Hospital, London, UK, discusses the surgical treatment of aortic infections, including aortic root endocarditis and mycotic aortic aneurysm.
July 29, 2015
Duke Cameron of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, United States, discusses a variety of genetic disorders that lead to aneurysms.
July 16, 2015
Jorge Mascaro of Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom, discusses re-do aortic root surgery, and its growing prevalence as the rates of first-time aortic surgery increase.
June 10, 2015
Gianluigi Bisleri of University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy, discusses a hybrid treatment for atrial fibrillation using endoscopic ablation.
June 3, 2015
Alessandro Brunelli of St. James’s University Hospital, United Kingdom, discusses the use of electronic drainage systems in managing chest tubes after surgery.
May 28, 2015
In presentations given at the 2014 STSA Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona, two experts address lung cancer screening.
May 19, 2015
In this debate that occurred at the 2015 SCTS Annual Meeting, two experts discuss the use of the endoballoon versus the transthoracic clamp in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
May 6, 2015
Mattia Glauber of the Istituto Clinico Sant’Ambrogio, Milan, Italy, discusses the use of central cannulation in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
April 16, 2015
In this video, William Baumgartner, Executive Director of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS), shares an update on ABTS activities.
March 26, 2015
In this video, an expert panel discusses the use of ECMO in the treatment of adult pulmonary failure. Marcus Williams presents the case history of a 42-year-old patient who was placed on ECMO after an acute lung injury.

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