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November’s top content includes a definitive roundup of step-by-step cardiac procedures, a featured profile packed with valuable insights, a sneak peek at a few Resident Video Competition submissions... More
March 15, 2022
A sixty-year-old woman with angina. A coronary angiography showed an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left coronary cusp.
March 14, 2022
On Saturday, March 12, CTSNet hosted a roundtable discussion surrounding the new AHA/ACC/SCAI coronary revascularization guideline. Moderated by Marjan Jahangiri, panelists Hirokuni Arai, Chris Malaisrie, Patrick Myers, Victor Dayan, and Joseph Sabik shared their thoughts.
March 9, 2022
This stepwise video guide demonstrates the standard direct aortic and venous cannulation technique that was developed based on evidence-based guidelines for the use of cardiopulmonary bypass.
March 7, 2022
For a less invasive LVAD implantation, a right mini thoracotomy is a good approach. It can also assist with chest stabilization, mobility, virgin tissues for bridge to transplant, and retained pericardium for the right heart support.
March 3, 2022
Performing minimally invasive mitral valve surgery safely and efficiently involves a substantial learning curve. This interactive 360-degree video tutorial, filmed from the surgeon’s point of view, demonstrates a step-by-step approach and allows you to choose the viewpoint.
March 2, 2022
The David procedure with an upper hemisternotomy approach is very feasible and provides excellent outcomes in young patients particularly. Here the authors show how it’s done.
March 1, 2022
When it comes to atrial myxoma resection, being as minimally invasive as possible is of top priority. This video presents possibly the least invasive reported atrial myxoma resection and, the authors say, the first to use an endoscopic robotic approach with an 8mm working port.
February 24, 2022
Surgical AVR utilizing full robotic assistance may be performed safely in a similar manner used for mitral operations. This video presents a fully robotic-assisted surgical AVR, mitral valve repair, closure of a patent foramen ovale, and full biatrial Cox-maze.
February 22, 2022
The Dor procedure is a valuable tool in a cardiac surgeon’s toolkit. This video outlines a Dor repair of a large left ventricular aneurysm, with a prior contained rupture that led to a secondary large pseudoaneurysm.
February 18, 2022
On February 17, 2022, CTSNet and ASAIO Journal hosted a live event on the future of durable implantable left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), featuring notable surgeons in the industry. Please enjoy this recorded webinar.

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