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July 21, 2014
This video demonstrates VA ECMO using the right axillary artery and the right femoral vein.
July 15, 2014
James L. Cox, MD, Evarts A. Graham Professor of Surgery Emeritus at Washington University, discusses the development of the surgical maze procedure.
July 9, 2014
This video is part of a series demonstrating cardiothoracic surgery performed by left-handed surgeons. This video demonstrates left-handed placement of pericardial stays.
July 7, 2014
This video presents a summary of the superior septal approach to the mitral valve, and then provides a brief operative demonstration of the exposure technique for the mitral valve.
July 3, 2014
Ara Vaporciyan, Deputy Chair of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, discusses new electronic education opportunities that can enhance the training of cardiothoracic surgery residents.
July 2, 2014
This video demonstrates an ITA cold skeletonization. It was created specifically for cardiothoracic surgery residents, and includes a step-by-step approach to enhance safety and reproducibility.
June 25, 2014
This video illustrates the operative approach used to resect an unusual liver mass located at the cavoatrial junction. Hypothermia circulatory arrest with antegrade cerebral perfusion was used to allow for exposure, resection, and repair.
June 23, 2014
This video is part of a series demonstrating cardiothoracic surgery performed by left-handed surgeons. This video shows a left-handed obtuse marginal distal anastomosis.
June 18, 2014
John Kern, Pavan Atluri, and Francis Pagani discuss mechanical circulatory support at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting.
June 11, 2014
This video demonstrates an ITA harvest for CABG. It was designed specifically for cardiothoracic surgery residents, and includes a step-by-step approach to enhance safety and reproducibility.