In March 2015, the first successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) was performed at the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. In this interview, recorded via Google Hangouts, Joel Dunning talks with Atiq Rehman of Lourdes Health System, NJ, and Kamran Baig of Trent Cardiac Centre,UK, about this development.
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Videos - Roundtables
May 7, 2015
A panel of five experts discuss the use of ECMO in a roundtable discussion, which was filmed at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.
April 23, 2015
John Conte, Robbin Cohen, and Todd Rosengart discuss minimally invasive cardiac surgery at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting.
March 24, 2015
Pieter Kappetein moderates a lively conversation on cardiothoracic surgery training throughout the world. Walter Gomes, Jose Pomar, Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos, and Stephen Yang share perspectives on CT training in South America, Europe, and the United States.
March 17, 2015
Recorded via Google Hangouts, this roundtable discussion focuses on mitral valve repair for rheumatic mitral valve disease.
March 10, 2015
Filmed at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, this roundtable discussion focuses on improving hemodynamics with a next generation aortic pericardial valve.
February 4, 2015
Recorded via Google Hangouts, this roundtable discussion focuses on the impact of “human factors” in cardiothoracic surgery. Joel Dunning moderates the discussion with Tara Bartley, Arie Blitz, and Jill Ley.
January 22, 2015
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, this roundtable discussion focuses on the future of atrial fibrillation treatment.
January 15, 2015
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, this roundtable discussion focuses on mediastinal staging for non-small cell lung cancer. Frank Detterbeck moderates this discussion with Moishe Liberman and Luis Herrera.
December 29, 2014
CTSNet published over 100 pieces of innovative and educational clinical content in 2014. As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet editorial team presents the five most popular roundtable discussions published in 2014.