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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.
August 15, 2017
This video shows a minimally invasive mitral repair surgery with artificial chordae replacement using the "clip technique" in a patient with severe mitral regurgitation secondary to P2 segment prolapse and rupture of primary order chordae.
August 10, 2017
Guy Haywood of Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust in Plymouth, United Kingdom, discusses the prevalence of atrial fibrillation and its complications.
August 8, 2017
This video shows a hybrid thoracoabdominal repair in a 60-year-old patient with mesenteric patch aneurismal dilation resulting from a previous repair.
August 3, 2017
Marc Schepens of AZ St. Jan in Brugge, Belgium, discusses the surgical management of thoracoabdominal aneurysms.
July 27, 2017
Joel Dunning talks to former STS President Joseph Bavaria at the Society's 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas.
July 24, 2017
This is a case presentation of a left atrial appendage closure using the Xi robotic system.
July 19, 2017
Mark La Meir of University Hospital Brussels in Belgium discusses cardiac innervation in relation to atrial fibrillation.
July 18, 2017
Aortic arch atresia is a rare entity among adults and may coexist with other cardiovascular surgical diseases. Single-stage extra-anatomic ascending-to-descending aortic bypass graft surgery is a safe and less invasive technique for correction of this complex congenital disease with other concomitant surgical cardiovascular disorders.
July 12, 2017
In a discussion filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, a panel of current cardiothoracic surgery residents share their tips and tricks for thriving during residency and fellowship.
July 11, 2017
This video shows a coronary artery bypass surgery with right coronary aneurysm exclusion on a previously healthy 58-year-old man.

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