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Meeting Presentations

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Alan J. Bryan of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK argues that on-pump coronary bypass surgery is as good an option as off-pump surgery for patients with high surgical risk.
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.
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.
May 4, 2017
Malcolm Dalrymple-Hay of Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Plymouth, United Kingdom, discusses the practicalities of setting up a surgical program for lone atrial fibrillation.
April 27, 2017
Gonzalo Varela of Salamanca University Hospital, Spain, reviews the evidence for the operative fixation of traumatic rib fractures.
April 20, 2017
Peter Licht of Odense University Hospital, Denmark, discusses the increasing use of the VATS approach in general thoracic surgery, and considers potential future developments.
April 17, 2017
The authors present a case in which they performed a left upper lobectomy and sleeve resection of the left pulmonary artery and extended resection of the thoracic aortic wall after the placement of an endoluminal prosthesis (TEVAR).

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