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This video highlights the use of the Konno procedure to safely expose the root of the aorta in a patient with an aortic root abscess and a history of multiple cardiac surgeries.
March 14, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, Joel Dunning, Dawn Jaroszewski, and Daniel Miller discuss important considerations in relation to the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum.
February 27, 2018
This video provides a step-by-step guide to a minimally invasive ASD repair with an emphasis on pearls and pitfalls.
February 26, 2018
This video demonstrates the ascending aortic slide, a safe and reproducible technique for patients in whom the interrupted aortic arch has a wide interruption gap between the proximal and distal aortic portions.
February 13, 2018
This video demonstrates the emergency separation of conjoined hearts in a pair of twins, in whom the failing circulation of one twin threatened the survival of the healthy twin within hours of delivery.
January 8, 2018
Interrupted aortic arch occurring with an aortopulmonary window is an extremely rare anomaly. This video demonstrates a single stage repair in a preterm very-low birth weight neonate, using autologous pericardium to reconstruct the aorta.
November 28, 2017
This video was filmed on a cardiac surgery mission to Enugu Nigeria, led by Emily Farkas and sponsored by CardioStart and the VOOM Foundation.
October 18, 2017
In this video, PEARS inventor and first patient, Tal Golesworthy, interviews the 100th PEARS patient.
October 17, 2017
The authors report a rare patient with complete Cantrell’s pentalogy associated with a left ventricular diverticulum, who underwent an uncomplicated full repair.
October 11, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 Annual STS Meeting in Houston, Texas, Dr Robert Sade moderates a debate on the appropriate course of care in the fictional case of a child who cannot be weaned from bypass following heart surgery.
July 18, 2017
Aortic arch atresia is a rare entity among adults and may coexist with other cardiovascular surgical diseases. Single-stage extra-anatomic ascending-to-descending aortic bypass graft surgery is a safe and less invasive technique for correction of this complex congenital disease with other concomitant surgical cardiovascular disorders.

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