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The authors present a case of mitral valve repair combined with pectus excavatum repair in a highly symptomatic 28-year-old woman.
July 31, 2019
The right lateral access for minimally invasive aortic valve surgery is a superior concept, leaving the sternum and ribs untouched and allowing an unbeatable cosmetic result.
July 30, 2019
This video emphasizes technical pearls and pitfalls for a minimally invasive mitral valve repair using adjustable Gore-tex neochords via a right minithoracotomy.
July 24, 2019
The authors report a case of early migration of a self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve prosthesis causing coronary obstruction and myocardial infarction.
July 23, 2019
The authors present herein a type A dissection repair using the Florida sleeve technique, which allows for preservation of the native aortic valve and sinuses.
July 23, 2019
The authors’ method of left ventricular aneurysm repair was hemostatic with no short- or mid-term complications.
July 18, 2019
Norman Briffa of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the UK discusses the decision between mechanical and biological valves, focusing on patients between the ages of 50 and 70 years old.
July 16, 2019
The authors present their experience with the Memo 4D ring by LivaNova in complex mitral valve repair.
July 11, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, Mara Antonoff of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center moderates a discussion on building a practice early in one's career.
July 9, 2019
This video shows the technical challenges of explanting a valve-in-ring mitral valve.
July 8, 2019
The authors provide a step-by-step tutorial about how to perform a proper epiaortic scan.

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