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June 27, 2017
Volkmar Falk of the German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany, discusses the benefits and drawbacks of using a robot for mitral valve surgery.
June 21, 2017
Felix Herth of Thoraxklinik at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, discusses the current approaches available for managing emphysema .
June 16, 2017
Arie Blitz of McAllen Heart Hospital, Texas, discusses the potential role of perfusionists as expert witnesses in court cases. Dr. Blitz reflects on the value of having credible, unbiased medical professionals as expert witnesses in litigation.
June 14, 2017
Mark La Meir of the University Hospital Brussels, Belgium, discusses the indications for a hybrid approach to atrial fibrillation surgery.
June 7, 2017
Bart Van Putte of St. Antonius Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands, describes his approach to lone atrial fibrillation, and presents a video demonstration of his operative technique.
June 1, 2017
Niv Ad of West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute, Morgantown, West Virginia, discusses the benefits of using a fibrillating-heart technique in minimally invasive mitral surgery.
Repair of Aortic Valve, Large Periaortic Abscess, and LV-PA Fistula in a 5-Year-Old With Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
May 25, 2017
This video shows the treatment of a 5-year-old patient with a rapidly enlarging aneurysm and left ventricular outflow tract to pulmonary artery shunt.
May 24, 2017
Manuel Castella of Cirugia Cardiovascular Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Spain, discusses different strategies to achieve a satisfactory outcome in atrial fibrillation surgery.
May 17, 2017
Richard Whyte of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, discusses the evidence in favor of lung volume reduction surgery for patients with emphysema.
May 10, 2017
David Taggart of John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom, considers the evidence for the best second choice conduit for CABG after the left internal mammary.