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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.
February 7, 2019
Aung Ye Oo of The Barts Heart Centre in London, UK, discusses the use of endovascular stents in patients with connective tissue disorders.
February 6, 2019
This video demonstrates a right upper lobectomy through a subxiphoid biportal approach. This technique offers a microinvasive surgery for major pulmonary resection with respect to safety and oncological principles, and it works in synergy with ERAS programs for better recovery.
February 5, 2019
There are several approaches for the surgical management of symptomatic pericardial effusion. The author demonstrates the subxiphoid approach in this video, which is the most expeditious approach and better suited for the unstable patient.
February 4, 2019
The authors highlight the importance of history-taking and a high index of suspicion to diagnose cases of neglected traumatic diaphragmatic hernia.
January 31, 2019
Shruti Jayakumar interviews Martin Elliott and John McKenna about the changes in cardiac surgery that have been most interesting and impactful during the course of their respective careers.
January 31, 2019
Giovanni Mariscalco of the University of Leicester Glenfield Hospital in the UK discusses the need for improved guidelines on screening patients for nonsyndromic thoracic aortic disease.
January 30, 2019
A Kirchner wire used to fix a right clavicle fracture had migrated into the mediastinum and left lung, and it was removed by videothoracoscopy.
January 29, 2019
In this video, the authors present a triple coronary endarterectomy in a 68-year-old patient with severe coronary artery disease using a closed-traction technique.
January 28, 2019
The authors describe the surgical resection of a chest wall dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and reconstruction using deltopectoral fasciocutaneous flaps.
January 28, 2019
STS President Keith S. Naunheim addressed attendees at the 55th STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, on Monday, January 28, 2019.

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