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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Off-Pump “Clamp and Sew” Extracardiac Fontan With a Bifurcated Graft for Heterotaxy With Dextrocardia
March 16, 2020
This video demonstrates an off-pump stage III bifurcated Fontan in a 3-year-old boy with heterotaxy and dextrocardia who had a right unbalanced complete atrioventricular septal defect with pulmonary atresia and transposition of the great arteries.
March 11, 2020
The authors present the endotracheal resection of a cystic lesion in the trachea under direct layrngoscopy.
March 10, 2020
In this educational video, the authors explain how to detect an intramyocardial left anterior descending coronary artery on angiography.
March 9, 2020
The authors present a video highlighting the surgical details of a modified button-Bentall operation specifically designed to incorporate any type of prosthetic valve in composite conduit aortic root replacement.
March 5, 2020
During his 25-year practice, Konstandinos A. Plestis has performed over 1,200 aortic operations and shares his hints and tips in this video.
March 4, 2020
This video demonstrates an atypical slide tracheoplasty with cardiopulmonary bypass on a patient with congenital tracheal stenosis and a bronchus suis.
March 3, 2020
Totally 3D endoscopic minimally invasive papillary fibroelastoma resection is a safe and effective approach with cosmetic advantage and visibility comparable to the sternotomy approach.
March 2, 2020
The authors present a biatrial approach for TAPVC using superior and lateral approach for dissecting the confluence end to end to form a wide venoatrial anastomosis.
February 26, 2020
In this video, the author demonstrates a VATS thymectomy using the ArtiSential® wristed Instruments.