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October 1, 2014
Massimo Caputo of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago discusses his experience as a CTSNet contributor. Dr. Caputo has contributed four videos on congenital heart surgery to CTSNet’s educational resources.
August 18, 2014
This video demonstrates two different hybrid pulmonary valve replacement (PVR) strategies in the increasingly growing young adult population of patients with tetralogy of Fallot and pulmonary valve dysfunction.
What is the Optimal Position for the Surgeon during an Infracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage Repair?
July 23, 2014
This video shows the repair of an infracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage (TAPVD) with the surgeon standing to the left of the patient.
July 17, 2014
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, this roundtable discussion focuses on the management of adults with congenital heart disease. Joseph Dearani moderates this discussion with Stephanie Fuller, Ralph Mosca, and Thomas MacGillivray.
July 3, 2014
Ara Vaporciyan, Deputy Chair of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, discusses new electronic education opportunities that can enhance the training of cardiothoracic surgery residents.
June 4, 2014
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting, the roundtable discussion focuses on the growing role of women in the cardiothoracic surgery specialty.
May 7, 2014
At the culmination of years of formal training, cardiothoracic surgery residents are faced with the reality of entering individual practice. Making this transition smoothly, the value of early mentorship, and other pearls are discussed in this roundtable discussion, which was filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting.
April 28, 2014
This video demonstrates the use of the warden technique to repair anomalous venous drainage in a child.
April 7, 2014
This video demonstrates the conduct of a novel beating-heart Norwood operation. The procedure is universally-applicable to even the smallest aortas.
April 1, 2014
This video shows a teenager with a large neo-aortic root aneurysm and severe aortic valve regurgitation following a Ross procedure, which was treated with a valve-sparing aortic root replacement. The case also highlights the intra-operative management of inadvertent aortic injury during reentry in the setting of severe aortic regurgitation.