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The authors describe a novel technique for the placement of a temporary RVAD that does not rely on femoral central venous access and can be discontinued using conscious sedation and local anesthetic.
April 9, 2019
This video demonstrates the technique of the "Commando procedure" to treat invasive double valve endocarditis that involves the aortomitral fibrous body.
April 8, 2019
The author presents a video of a simplistic technique for a fenestrated frozen elephant trunk (FET), which allows for more aggressive treatment of the aortic arch at the time of type A dissection, as well as stabilization of the true lumen.
April 5, 2019
The author presents an unusual situation where a pneumonectomy was performed to treat symptomatic congenital pulmonary venous stenosis in an adult patient.
April 4, 2019
Carmelo Milano discusses left ventricular assist device destination therapy and the future perspectives of mechanical circulatory support.
April 4, 2019
Jean-Philippe Verhoye of the Pontchaillou University Hospital in Rennes, France, discusses the decision between root replacement and root sparing approaches in the treatment of type A aortic dissection.
April 3, 2019
The authors demonstrate their surgical approach that combines a shallow septal myectomy with a transaortic mitral valve repair, including papillary muscle mobilization and anterior leaflet secondary chordal cutting.
April 2, 2019
This video demonstrates the surgical correction of congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis utilizing a modified three-patch aortic root reconstruction technique in an adult patient.
April 1, 2019
This video demonstrates the technical aspects of clot removal and control of hemorrhage using robot-assisted evacuation of the left hemothorax following an attempted left subclavian line insertion and redo heart port tricuspid valve replacement through a right minithoracotomy.
April 1, 2019
This video demonstrates the robot-assisted resection of a large solitary fibrous tumor followed by repair of iatrogenic diaphragmatic hernia.
March 29, 2019
In this video, the authors share the approach they use to treat patients requiring Bentall surgery for infective endocarditis: a subannular implantation technique and the use of a 100% pericardial valved conduit.

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