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Minimally Invasive Portal
Combined Minimally Invasive Left-Sided Open Heart Surgery and Bypass Grafting Through Right Minithoracotomy
June 30, 2016
The authors performed a combined atrial myxoma resection with bypass grafting, using a right minithoracotomy approach. The case demonstrates the feasibility of combined minimally invasive heart surgery procedures (MICS).
May 31, 2016
This video shows a minimally invasive mitral valve repair with a standardized loop technique for neochordae.
April 18, 2016
The authors present the minimally invasive repair of a stenotic bicuspid aortic valve and ascending aorta aneurysm through a J-shaped ministernotomy approach.
April 12, 2016
This video shows the closure of a ventricular septal defect via a right axillary thoracotomy in a 10-month-old baby girl.
March 2, 2016
Friedrich Mohr of the Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany, discusses his 18 years of experience performing minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
February 16, 2016
This video is a step-by-step guide for aortic valve replacement using a porcine stentless bioprosthesis via a modified subcoronary implantation technique.
February 10, 2016
The video shows the explantation of a Corevalve through a minimally invasive inferior ministernotomy approach.
January 18, 2016
HOCM with a high intracavitary gradient is a challenging operation. The endoscopic transmitral approach provides the surgeon with better visualization of the hypertrophic muscle to be resected.
January 13, 2016
This video demonstrates the technical strategy for the resection of a complex posterior mediastinal cyst.
December 10, 2015
This video shows how the use of intrathoracic CO2 insufflation opens up the cervical space to allow for excellent visualization of the superior horns.