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Marco Ranucci of the IRCCS Policlinico San Donato in Italy discusses the association between hemodilution, oxygen delivery, and acute kidney injury.
March 29, 2017
Steven Livesey of Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK, discusses the anatomy of Barlow's mitral valve and the options for correction.
March 27, 2017
The authors demonstrate how to perform a coronary artery bypass with a stented vein graft using a VEST device.
March 25, 2017
Four experts on the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation met at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, to discuss the recently released STS clinical practice guidelines on the subject.
March 17, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, a panel of allied health providers discuss how ensure a team response to emergencies following cardiac surgery.
March 13, 2017
This video illustrates robotic repair of mitral commissural endocarditis using a novel “bridging patch” technique.
March 9, 2017
Mattia Glauber of Instituto Clinico Sant Amgrogio, Milan, Italy, argues in favor of the right anterior mini-thoracotomy approach for minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.
March 7, 2017
This video demonstrates the utility of a cardioscope-assisted tricameral approach to the excision of a large left ventricular thrombus in a patient with a recent history of embolization.
March 2, 2017
William Brawn discusses his approach to hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
March 1, 2017
John Pepper of the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London, United Kingdom, argues that there is not yet the evidence to support the superiority of minimally invasive aortic valve replacement over a full sternotomy approach.
February 27, 2017
This video demonstrates a technique for performing aortic and mitral valve replacements simultaneously through a partial sternotomy with an excellent exposure of the corresponding anatomical structures.

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