The CTSNet Resident Video Competition continues to be a highlight for the cardiothoracic surgery online community. CTSNet is excited to announce the winner of the 2021 competition, Dr. Julia Coughlin.
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Resident Video Competition 2021
April 12, 2022
Alagille syndrome and liver dysfunction can be tricky for surgeons to deal with. This video shows a fifteen-month-old patient who underwent extensive bilateral branch pulmonary arterioplasties to relieve her suprasystemic right ventricular pressure.
March 15, 2022
Robotic Ivor-Lewis esophagectomies can be interesting procedures. This is especially true if one is performing it after a previous placement of a laparoscopic gastric band. This video demonstrates how to perform this procedure.
March 8, 2022
Robotic sublobar resection of a right lower lobe intralobar sequestration can be prevent many interesting challenges. This video presents a case report of one such instance.
March 7, 2022
For a less invasive LVAD implantation, a right mini thoracotomy is a good approach. It can also assist with chest stabilization, mobility, virgin tissues for bridge to transplant, and retained pericardium for the right heart support.
March 3, 2022
Performing minimally invasive mitral valve surgery safely and efficiently involves a substantial learning curve. This interactive 360-degree video tutorial, filmed from the surgeon’s point of view, demonstrates a step-by-step approach and allows you to choose the viewpoint.
March 1, 2022
When it comes to atrial myxoma resection, being as minimally invasive as possible is of top priority. This video presents possibly the least invasive reported atrial myxoma resection and, the authors say, the first to use an endoscopic robotic approach with an 8mm working port.
February 23, 2022
Esophageal stents are an important treatment tool for a variety of patients but have been associated with high complication rates. This video presents tips for placement, types of stents, and procedure for placement.
February 22, 2022
The Dor procedure is a valuable tool in a cardiac surgeon’s toolkit. This video outlines a Dor repair of a large left ventricular aneurysm, with a prior contained rupture that led to a secondary large pseudoaneurysm.
Successful Use of an Endobronchial Valve for Post-Operative Bronchocutaneous Fistula and Pneumothorax Necessitans
February 21, 2022
This video demonstrates the successful treatment of bronchocutaneous fistula and pneumothorax necessities with placement of an endobronchial valve.