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March 16, 2021
This video illustrates decalcification of an extensive posterior mitral annular calcium bar using the ultrasonic aspirator to facilitate mitral repair, and after mitral repair, the patient did well long-term with no further cardiac symptoms.
Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement Utilizing Transcatheter Bioprosthetic Valve for Severe Mitral Annular Calcification
March 9, 2021
The authors present a novel surgical transcatheteric mitral valve replacement in a patient with severe mitral annular calcification.
March 2, 2021
The authors present an interesting case of myocardial bridging as a cause of chest pain.
Giant Ascending Aorta Pseudoaneurysm Repair Under DHCA and ACP: A Surgical Case Report With Anatomical and CT/TEE Correlation
February 23, 2021
The authors present a surgical case report which focuses on the perfusion and brain protection strategies and the correlation between anatomical and CT/TEE findings.
A Conversation With a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow: Why Medical Students Should Consider Cardiothoracic Surgery
February 18, 2021
A medical student interviews a cardiothoracic surgery fellow about various topics related to cardiothoracic surgery.
February 16, 2021
This video demonstrates the use of a 3D model to tailor a Dacron patch during surgical ventricular restoration.
Minimally Invasive Approach to Left Atrial Wall Ablation (Convergent Procedure) and Left Atrial Appendage Clip Ligation
February 9, 2021
This video outlines the operative set-up and minimally invasive approach to left atrial wall ablation (Convergent procedure) and left atrial appendage clip ligation for patients with persistent atrial fibrillation.
February 2, 2021
This video demonstrates the operative technique of totally endoscopic transaortic extended septal myectomy for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
January 29, 2021
This video demonstrates subaortic stenosis resection via a right axillary minithoracotomy in a 6-year-old boy with ventricular outflow tract obstruction by subaortic fibrous membrane with a peak gradient of 76 mm Hg and mild aortic valve regurgitation.
January 28, 2021
This video demonstrates a simple and reproducible technique of post-MI VSR repair using the infarct exclusion technique.