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June 9, 2017
In an interview filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, CTSNet Associate Editor for Allied Health and clinical nurse specialist, Jill Ley, shares her thoughts on how cardiothoracic surgery nurses at all stages of their careers can become more involved in the profession and improve patient outcomes.
June 7, 2017
Bart Van Putte of St. Antonius Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands, describes his approach to lone atrial fibrillation, and presents a video demonstration of his operative technique.
June 5, 2017
In this video, the authors demonstrate the feasibility of performing a complex aortic valve repair for aortic valve endocarditis via an upper partial sternotomy.
June 1, 2017
Niv Ad of West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute, Morgantown, West Virginia, discusses the benefits of using a fibrillating-heart technique in minimally invasive mitral surgery.
May 31, 2017
Song Wan of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Rüdiger Lange of the German Heart Center share their opinions on current and future trends in mitral valve repair. Tom Nguyen of the University of Texas Health Science Center moderates this discussion, which focuses on the evolution of patient profiles and surgical techniques.
May 30, 2017
In this video, the final in a seven-part series, Tristan Yan demonstrates how to anastomose the Ante-Flo graft to the Valsalva graft, wean the patient off bypass, and close the mini-sternotomy incision.
May 30, 2017
Tristan Yan, Martin Misfeld, and Joel Dunning present a seven-part step-by-step video series on the mini-Bentall procedure and hemiarch replacement.
Repair of Aortic Valve, Large Periaortic Abscess, and LV-PA Fistula in a 5-Year-Old With Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
May 25, 2017
This video shows the treatment of a 5-year-old patient with a rapidly enlarging aneurysm and left ventricular outflow tract to pulmonary artery shunt.
May 24, 2017
Manuel Castella of Cirugia Cardiovascular Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Spain, discusses different strategies to achieve a satisfactory outcome in atrial fibrillation surgery.
May 23, 2017
In this video, the sixth in a seven-part series, Tristan Yan completes the “French Cuff” annular anastomosis, and demonstrates the coronary button reimplantation technique via a mini-sternotomy incision.