John Pepper of the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London, United Kingdom, argues that there is not yet the evidence to support the superiority of minimally invasive aortic valve replacement over a full sternotomy approach.
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March 1, 2017
September 14, 2016
This video shows a unique case of concurrent pectus excavatum repair and ascending aortic root replacement.
September 5, 2016
The authors present the case of a mediastinal teratoma adhering to the right upper lobe, compressing the superior vena cava and innominate vein.
June 16, 2016
Repair of a posterior ventricular septal rupture after an acute myocardial infarction is a great challenge for cardiac surgeons. The authors describe their surgical technique in this regard, giving special attention to technical maneuvers in order to achieve a successful result.
May 9, 2016
This presentation describes the basic surgical techniques and steps required for successfully performing a valve-sparing root replacement.
April 19, 2016
In this video, the authors review the evolution of surgical myotomy and the innovations that have improved patient outcomes in achalasia.
Half Pantaloon (Florida-Shaped) Patch for Repair of Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery
April 4, 2016
This video demonstrates the use of a half-pantaloon patch (Florida shaped) to create a pulmonary artery reconstruction after coronary transfer for ALCAPA.
March 23, 2016
Robert Bartlett, Emeritus Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, presents an informative talk on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
February 29, 2016
This video illustrates complete pericardial leaflet replacement via the Ozaki method, using tissue-engineered bovine pericardium as the leaflet substitute.
February 18, 2016
This video demonstrates the surgical repair of transposition of the great arteries with absent pulmonary valve in an infant, using a technique for pulmonary artery reduction/retrenchment.