The authors present a minimally invasive approach to surgical pulmonary embolectomy through a left anterior minithoracotomy using peripheral cardiopulmonary bypass that they have found to be safe and reproducible for surgeons around the world.
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May 1, 2019
The authors discuss a technique of aortic root remodeling without handling of coronaries ostia and a special technique for the posterior aortic wall anastomosis that avoids risk of hidden leak and false aneurysm.
April 23, 2019
This video demonstrates the right subclavian artery cut-down technique for implantation of an Impella® 5.0 as a short-term mechanical circulatory support device for the left heart.
February 19, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate the Perclose® suture mediated closure technique for closure of the femoral artery after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
A Case of Diffuse Three-Vessel Coronary Artery Disease With Triple Coronary Endarterectomy in a Patient Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
January 29, 2019
In this video, the authors present a triple coronary endarterectomy in a 68-year-old patient with severe coronary artery disease using a closed-traction technique.
January 28, 2019
The authors describe the surgical resection of a chest wall dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and reconstruction using deltopectoral fasciocutaneous flaps.
January 21, 2019
The authors present a uniportal VATS anatomic right basal segmentectomy performed for the treatment of a 2.5 cm diffuse ground glass opacity adenocarcinoma in the right basal segments, which was found during chronic asthma follow-up.
January 15, 2019
The authors demonstrate how to use one homograft root in reoperative infected aortic root/hemiarch reconstruction with the use of a handmade bovine pericardial aortic tube to replace the ascending aorta and unite the divided homograft.
January 14, 2019
The authors discuss the safety and advantages of the subxiphoid approach and achieving radical resection of thymoma.
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Resection of a Large Esophageal Diverticulum With Esophageal Myotomy
December 19, 2018
The authors present a surgical video of a right VATS esophageal diverticulectomy and myotomy, along with advice for carrying out this procedure.