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Tricuspid valve repair with patch augmentation is used to overcome the valve regurgitation caused by malcoaptation of leaflets. This video shows the technique used when the anterior leaflet is too... More
January 18, 2022
Video demonstration of a 74 year old male undergoing a thorascopic biatrial ablation with bipolar frequency.
January 6, 2022
As the execution of percutaneous edge-to-edge repair increases, so does the need for surgical treatment of failed procedures. Mitral valve surgery after failed percutaneous edge-to-edge repair can be complex and the feasibility of surgical mitral valve repair/replacement depends on the patient’s underlying systemic conditions and the time elapsing between the primary percutaneous and the secondary surgical procedures. In this setting, a minimally-invasive approach may enable complex valve surgery promoting both faster recovery and increased patient’s satisfaction.
January 4, 2022
Proximal aortic dissection with root involvement and aortic insufficiency can be difficult to repair; in this video, the history of reparative approaches and a potentially improved technique involving aortic ring annuloplasty are presented.
December 21, 2021
In majority of patients, the cephalic vein is the best way for implantation of pacemakers and defibrillator leads and should be considered as the first choice. This video provides an example of how this can be done.
December 20, 2021
We provide an expert technique video demonstrating BAV repair and aortic root replacement (re-implantation) in a patient with a dilated root aneurysm and bicuspid aortic valve with mild aortic valve regurgitation.
December 16, 2021
In this video, we present a 19-years-old patient with a history of 21 mm mechanical mitral valve replacement and aortic valve commissurotomy at the age of three who underwent mitral valve re-replacement by using the top-hat technique, aortic valve replacement, and aortoplasty.
December 15, 2021
Intraoperative aortoscopy to confirm position and distal seal of the Thoraflex hybrid stent device in the descending thoracic aorta after deployment.
December 9, 2021
This video presents an interesting procedure to repair multiple cardiac defects.
December 7, 2021
This is an original, narrated video demonstrating reconstruction of the aorto-mitral curtain with multiple bovine pericardial patches in a case of invasive aortic root endocarditis.
December 2, 2021
This video demonstrates Dr. James Tweddell performs a Yasui Procedure (Norwood-style aortic arch reconstruction and Rastelli Procedure) with translocation of an intraoperatively discovered aberrant right subclavian artery.

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