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November 26, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate a nonclamping technique for ascending aortic graft kinking using a simulation model.
November 19, 2019
In this video, the authors describe a modified transatrial transcatheter mitral valve replacement approach to decrease the risk of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in patients with severe mitral annular calcification.
November 18, 2019
Dr Om P. Yadava and Professor Rui Almeida discuss the reasons for a lack of trainee interest in the specialty of cardiovascular surgery, and the steps that the Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery has taken to address this issue.
November 12, 2019
Dr Om P Yadava and Dr Carlos Mestres discuss mitral annular calcification.
November 7, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 EACTS Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, Jill Ley of California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco moderates a discussion on pain management strategies that include reduced or no opioid use.
November 6, 2019
The author describes a single surgeon, single institution experience using a SuperCable® in sternotomy closure, which was found effective and reliable, and can potentially reduce sternum dehiscence risk.
November 5, 2019
The authors present a totally endoscopic bileaflet mitral valve repair case where they used a transesophageal echo technique to predetermine the optimal length of the synthetic chordae for the repair.
Southampton Reviews in Cardiothoracic Surgery Chapter Five: Cardiac Physiology, Structure, and Function
October 30, 2019
Abdelhadi Ismail and his co-authors of the Southampton University Hospitals Trust in the United Kingdom present a discussion on cardiac physiology, structure, and function.
October 29, 2019
In this intraoperative video, the authors demonstrate the principles of the BASILICA technique in an instance where redo-surgical aortic valve replacement was the appropriate management strategy.
October 23, 2019
This video demonstrates a patch augmentation of the anterior leaflet of the tricuspid valve.