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February 14, 2017
This video demonstrates a "floating valve" technique to reduce patient-prosthesis mismatch in cases of small aortic roots.
February 8, 2017
Professor Stephen Westaby of John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, gives an overview of the use of temporary mechanical support for postcardiotomy failure.
February 7, 2017
This video demonstrates a technique for bypass of a calcified mitral valve with an extracardiac valved conduit.
February 1, 2017
Joseph Zacharias of the Lancashire Cardiac Centre, Blackpool, UK, gives an overview of the use of ablation for atrial fibrillation in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
January 27, 2017
Rajamiyer Venkateswaran of Mythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK, discusses temporary mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to transplantation in cases of cardiogenic shock.
January 18, 2017
Walter Klepetko of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, gives a detailed talk on the options available for complex airway resections in a variety of conditions.
January 12, 2017
Joseph Zacharias of the Lancashire Cardiac Centre, Blackpool, United Kingdom, demonstrates an endoscopic vein harvesting technique.
December 15, 2016
Paul Van Schil of the Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium, discusses the evidence for pulmonary metastasectomy and methods for improving local control.
December 7, 2016
Domingos Souza of the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden, argues that an open vein harvesting technique, including peri-adventitial fat, is the best option to optimize long-term graft patency.
November 30, 2016
Hans-Joachim Schaefers of Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg/Saar, Germany, discusses the pathophysiology of functional mitral regurgitation.