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The authors describe the thoracoscopic resection of a massive left atrial myxoma that was causing functional mitral stenosis.
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.
July 5, 2017
Zsolt Garami of Houston Methodist in Texas discusses the use of Transcranial Doppler (TCD) in cardiac and major vascular surgery, and the potential role of perfusionists in TCD monitoring.
July 3, 2017
This step-by-step video shows how to perform a mitral valve repair via inferior mini sternotomy.
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.

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