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This video demonstrates the excision and debridement of a calcified aortic valve during an open aortic valve replacement.
June 30, 2008
Several surgical approaches have been described for the management of adult patients with acquired heart disease and paraductal coarctation of the aorta. Options are a staged procedure using median sternotomy and left thoracotomy, a catheter-based intervention of the coarctation combined with sternotomy, and single-stage simultaneous correction of lesions via sternotomy.
June 16, 2008
Patient Selection Currently, only patients with preexisting, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation undergoing OPCAB have been offered an adjuvant off-pump Maze procedure.
May 24, 2008
This piece describes a method of performing minimally invasive aortic valve surgery.
May 24, 2008
This piece describes a method of performing minimally invasive mitral valve repair surgery through a lower mini-sternotomy.
May 24, 2008
Operative Steps Upon Arrival
May 24, 2008
Operative Steps Incision A midline sternotomy is generally employed A minimal approach using a lower ½ sternotomy may also be employed. Cardiopulmonary bypass
May 24, 2008
Operative Steps Modified Subcoronary Implantation

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