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Om P. Yadava and David Taggart discuss contemporary issues in CABG at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons.
August 23, 2018
Clifford W. Barlow of the Southampton General Hospital in the United Kingdom presents a discussion on the optimal treatment for failing surgical prosthetic valves within the context of aortic valve disease.
August 21, 2018
The authors demonstrate the resection of fibroelastoma from the mitral valve by a minimally invasive approach.
August 16, 2018
Alan J. Bryan of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK argues that on-pump coronary bypass surgery is as good an option as off-pump surgery for patients with high surgical risk.
August 15, 2018
This video highlights the use of the Konno procedure to safely expose the root of the aorta in a patient with an aortic root abscess and a history of multiple cardiac surgeries.
August 14, 2018
This video demonstrates the minimally invasive Ozaki technique for aortic valve reconstruction, including endoscopic harvesting of the pericardium and Ozaki aortic valve repair technique via an upper ministernotomy.
August 9, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Juan P. Umana of the Fundacion Cardioinfantil in Bogota, Colombia, interviews Jose Navia of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, about the "hemi-commando" procedure for double-valve endocarditis.
August 7, 2018
The authors detail the procedure for a central cannulation in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
July 31, 2018
In this video, the authors demonstrate their technique for a right transcarotid transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
July 30, 2018
With this video, the authors share the approach they adopted for a redo Bentall intervention in a 66-year-old patient presenting with a chronically dissected aneurysmal root and severe aortic regurgitation.
July 26, 2018
Neil Moat of the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK, discusses current devices for transcatheter mitral valve repair and replacement.

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