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Minimally Invasive Portal
Aortic Valve Replacement with Edwards INTUITY Sutureless Bioprosthesis Through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy
June 1, 2015
This video shows an aortic valve replacement in a patient with severe aortic stenosis through a minimally invasive right thoracotomy approach. The postoperative follow-up was uneventful and the patient was discharged on post-operative day six.
May 21, 2015
In March 2015, the first successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) was performed at the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. In this interview, recorded via Google Hangouts, Joel Dunning talks with Atiq Rehman of Lourdes Health System, NJ, and Kamran Baig of Trent Cardiac Centre,UK, about this development.
May 14, 2015
Patrick Perier of the Herz und Gefass Klinik in Bad Neustadt, Germany, discusses the evolution and current practice of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery in Europe.
May 13, 2015
Filmed at the 2015 SCTS Annual Meeting in Manchester, UK, Leanne Harling and Mattia Glauber discuss topics in minimally invasive valve repair and replacement.
May 12, 2015
This video demonstrates a peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM).
May 6, 2015
Mattia Glauber of the Istituto Clinico Sant’Ambrogio, Milan, Italy, discusses the use of central cannulation in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
May 4, 2015
This video demonstrates a VATS repair of a symptomatic adult congenital right Bochdalek hernia and plication of the diaphragm.
April 30, 2015
In this interview with Joel Dunning, Henrik Hansen discusses his 15 years of experience performing VATS lobectomies, and reflects on the current status of the approach.
April 27, 2015
This video demonstrates an ASD closure via the transxiphoid approach, using a specially designed instrument for lifting the sternum anteriorly.
April 23, 2015
John Conte, Robbin Cohen, and Todd Rosengart discuss minimally invasive cardiac surgery at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting.