Coronary arteriotomy is a frequently-utilized core skill for the cardiothoracic surgeon.
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February 15, 2019
February 14, 2019
The authors highlight useful tips and methods to avoid common pitfalls for others who are interested in adding these methods to their armamentarium.
February 13, 2019
This video shows the basic technique of skeletonized left internal mammary artery harvesting.
February 13, 2019
This Cardiac Surgery Essentials series from Guest Editor Dr Tsuyoshi Kaneko illustrates basic skills that cardiac surgeons need to possess in their everyday practice, with videos that focus on important aspects of procedures for which demonstrations can be difficult to find.
February 12, 2019
This video depicts the repair of an extremely rare congenital heart defect known as cor triatriatum dexter.
February 11, 2019
The authors demonstrate the technical aspects of a complete portal robotic sleeve resection of the bronchus intermedius.
February 8, 2019
This video demonstrates a robotic left apical and posterior segmentectomy, performed in a patient with bilateral adenocarcinoma, during which an aberrant superior pulmonary vein was incidentally discovered.
February 6, 2019
This video demonstrates a right upper lobectomy through a subxiphoid biportal approach. This technique offers a microinvasive surgery for major pulmonary resection with respect to safety and oncological principles, and it works in synergy with ERAS programs for better recovery.
February 5, 2019
There are several approaches for the surgical management of symptomatic pericardial effusion. The author demonstrates the subxiphoid approach in this video, which is the most expeditious approach and better suited for the unstable patient.
February 4, 2019
The authors highlight the importance of history-taking and a high index of suspicion to diagnose cases of neglected traumatic diaphragmatic hernia.