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Christopher Young of St Thomas’ Hospital in London, UK, reviews clinical trials on sutureless aortic valve implantation.
September 28, 2008
18 month old girl Asthma like symptoms Stridor Echo, Bronchoscopy, CT angiography Final diagnosis of PA sling  
September 3, 2008
Traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta is a common cause of death after motor vehicle accidents. The gold standard for treatment of traumatic rupture of the descending thoracic aorta is a left thoraoctomy with replacement of the affected aorta. The endovascular treatment of aortic transection is an emerging alternative in multi-traumatized patients.
July 22, 2008
By A. Sampath Kumar, MD and Carlos MG Duran, MD, PhD Editor's Note
July 22, 2008
By J. Scott Rankin, MD, Ricardo E. Orozco MD and Calvin A. Burrichter, MD American Heart Association 2007 Video:
July 22, 2008
The left atrial cardioversion wire (yellow) is the first wire to be implanted on the heart. It is placed before the valve repair/replacement or after the distal circumflex grafting is performed. The heart is lifted in order to have adequate exposure of the left pulmonary veins.

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