Between February 23 and March 1, 2019, a heart surgery team from the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, UK, will go on a medical mission to Kumasi, Ghana, to perform adult heart surgery and to place pacemakers. Find their daily video blog here.
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Videos - General
February 15, 2019
Coronary arteriotomy is a frequently-utilized core skill for the cardiothoracic surgeon.
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 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.
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.