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April 27, 2015
This video demonstrates an ASD closure via the transxiphoid approach, using a specially designed instrument for lifting the sternum anteriorly.
April 22, 2015
This video demonstrates a Brom aortoplasty performed on a 12-year-old boy.
April 16, 2015
In this video, William Baumgartner, Executive Director of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS), shares an update on ABTS activities.
March 31, 2015
This video shows an extended septal myectomy on an eight-year-old boy with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
March 24, 2015
Pieter Kappetein moderates a lively conversation on cardiothoracic surgery training throughout the world. Walter Gomes, Jose Pomar, Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos, and Stephen Yang share perspectives on CT training in South America, Europe, and the United States.
February 18, 2015
Lymphangiomas, because of their underlying inherent properties—benign and fluid filled—make them ideal for a minimally invasive approach, in particular when involving the chest wall. However, there is limited experience with the use of these techniques in the management of these complex lesions.
February 4, 2015
Recorded via Google Hangouts, this roundtable discussion focuses on the impact of “human factors” in cardiothoracic surgery. Joel Dunning moderates the discussion with Tara Bartley, Arie Blitz, and Jill Ley.
Unusual Presentation of Large Aortic Arch Aneurysms Associated with Aortic Coarctation in a 15-Year-Old Girl
February 3, 2015
This video shows the surgical correction of two large thoracic aortic aneurysms in a 15-year-old girl.
January 14, 2015
Deep hypothermia and cardioplegic myocardial arrest, with or without selective cerebral perfusion, is traditionally performed during aortic arch reconstruction. In this video, the authors describe a technique for selective cerebral perfusion combined with controlled coronary perfusion for hypoplastic aortic arch repair.
December 29, 2014
CTSNet published over 100 pieces of innovative and educational clinical content in 2014. As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet editorial team presents the five most popular roundtable discussions published in 2014.