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The authors describe a novel technique for the placement of a temporary RVAD that does not rely on femoral central venous access and can be discontinued using conscious sedation and local anesthetic.
December 23, 2014
CTSNet published over 100 pieces of innovative and educational clinical content in 2014. As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet editorial team presents the five most popular pieces of clinical content published in 2014.
December 17, 2014
This experimental video shows a total reconstruction of the aortic valve with autologous pericardium using the author’s method of patch tailoring.
December 15, 2014
This video demonstrates a ventricular septal defect repair with CABG.
December 10, 2014
Andrew Goodwin of James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom, discusses the MAVRIC trial, which is focused on the minimally-invasive manubrium-limited AVR procedure.
December 8, 2014
This video illustrates bicuspid annular stabilization during repair using a geometric annuloplasty ring that is currently under investigation in Europe (NCT02071849).
December 3, 2014
In this video, the authors present their technique for aortic root replacement using a freestyle aortic root prosthesis and a Dacron graft, thus achieving a "Biological Bentall."
November 27, 2014
William Toff of the University of Leicester discusses the UK TAVI Trial, sharing insights into the design, inclusion and exclusion criteria, investigation timeline, and current status of the trial.
November 25, 2014
This video demonstrates a sternal revision operation with a digitally-designed sternocostal titanium implant.
November 20, 2014
Randy Martin, MD, Piedmont Heart in Atlanta, Georgia, moderates a lively discussion on mitral valve repair.The panel’s discussion moves from evolving concepts of FMR repair and replacement to tricuspid valve repair and access routes, and touches on pathways to TCV mitral.
November 19, 2014
Moninder Bhabra of the New Cross Hospital, United Kingdom, discusses the transcatheter implantation of a new bioprosthesis valve into a previously replaced or repaired valve.

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