ALERT!

This site is not optimized for Internet Explorer 8 (or older).

Please upgrade to a newer version of Internet Explorer or use an alternate browser such as Chrome or Firefox.

Cardiac Portal

Pages

Abdelhadi Ismail of the Southampton University Hospitals Trust in the UK presents an educational series on cardiac anatomy in which he discusses some of the fundamental concepts.
August 7, 2018
The authors detail the procedure for a central cannulation in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
July 31, 2018
In this video, the authors demonstrate their technique for a right transcarotid transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
July 30, 2018
With this video, the authors share the approach they adopted for a redo Bentall intervention in a 66-year-old patient presenting with a chronically dissected aneurysmal root and severe aortic regurgitation.
July 26, 2018
Neil Moat of the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK, discusses current devices for transcatheter mitral valve repair and replacement.
July 25, 2018
This video, filmed by the BBC, shows one of the first totally endoscopic mitral valve repairs using the lateral endoscopic approach with robotics technique performed in the UK, and it follows a patient's remarkable recovery from this procedure.
July 24, 2018
This article discusses the periareolar approach for minimally invasive cardiac surgery, a feasible and safe technique that has aesthetic benefits and gives appropriate surgical visualization.
July 17, 2018
The use of ultrasonic energy in vessel harvesting for coronary artery bypass provides several advantages over the conventional diathermy during the preparation of the arterial graft, and harmonic shears may be beneficial in being faster, reducing bleeding, and allowing the surgeon to work closely to the vessel.
July 16, 2018
This mitral repair, performed through a minimally invasive approach, demonstrates a triangular resection and the placement of a neochord.
July 12, 2018
Francis Charles Wells of the Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, UK, compares transcatheter and conventional surgical mitral valve interventions.
July 10, 2018
This video demonstrates the authors' technique for a minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass procedure, shown step-by-step in single vessel disease.

Pages