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The authors review axillary artery cannulation indications and technique, focusing on the relevant anatomy, surgical preparation, and cannulation technique.
February 8, 2018
Mark Bennett of the Southwest Cardiothoracic Unit in Plymouth, UK, discusses biomarkers for problems during cardiopulmonary bypass.
February 6, 2018
Om Prakash Yadava and Gino Gerosa discuss devices and evolving technologies in mechanical cardiac support.
January 30, 2018
This video demonstrates a right anterior minithoracotomy for placement of the Edwards Intuity rapid deployment valve for a patient with bicuspid aortic valve stenosis.
January 25, 2018
This video shows a totally endoscopic repair of a Barlow's mitral valve.
January 24, 2018
The video provides a step-by-step guide for performing a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement via right thoracotomy.
January 23, 2018
This video demonstrates the technique of port access mitral valve surgery.
January 22, 2018
This video demonstrates the technique for performing aortic operations through a ministernotomy.
January 18, 2018
This clinical video depicts the use of premeasured and premade PTFE neochordae for minimally invasive mitral valve repair.
January 17, 2018
This video demonstrates the technical aspects of transfemoral TAVR as done by the Houston Methodist TAVR team for two commercially available valve systems.
January 16, 2018
This video demonstrates a stage I elephant trunk procedure and aortic valve repair via partial sternotomy, for a woman who presented with aortic valve insufficiency and an aortic aneurysm extending from the ascending to descending thoracic aorta.

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