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The authors illustrate the replacement of the ascending aorta and aortic valve in a patient with a giant aneurysm of the ascending aorta.
October 3, 2015
Pieter Kappetein, Secretary General of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), previews the 2015 EACTS Annual Meeting taking place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
September 9, 2015
In this recent interview, Leanne Harling talks to Sir Ara Darzi, former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of the Department of Health, United Kingdom.
September 3, 2015
A 73-year-old male presented with an ascending and aortic arch aneurysm, with aortic valve insufficiency.A valve-sparing aortic root, ascending aorta, and aortic arch replacement with debranching of the innominate trunk and left common was performed.
August 25, 2015
Mahesh Ramchandani of Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, discusses the use of the AngioVac device for removal of unwanted intravascular material.
August 10, 2015
This video demonstrates the author’s technique for re-operation on type A aortic dissection.
March 25, 2015
This video demonstrates a vascular and bronchial procedure with a left hemiclamshell approach.
March 10, 2015
This article describes the technique of composite graft replacement and emphasizes some technical details for the left-handed surgeon.
March 2, 2015
Open repair is the standard for aneurysmal degeneration of the arch. Endovascular techniques offer an alternative for patients with prohibitive comorbidities. This video describes a complete endovascular arch reconstruction using a modified stent graft approach, combined with cervical debranching.
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 17, 2015
Filmed at the 2014 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, this video features Marko Turina and James Tatoulis discussing total arterial coronary revascularization.

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