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July 30, 2014
This video demonstrates a novel concept for extensive use of the neochordae in complex settings, such as diffuse bileaflet prolapse. The "Folding Leaflet" technique focuses on the preservation of normal leaflet motion and the creation of a large surface of coaption to remodel the leaflet.
July 28, 2014
This video shows a single incision VATS lobectomy performed on a 57-year-old patient with bronchiectasis.
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 22, 2014
John Elefteriades, William Glenn Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of the Aortic Institute at Yale University, discusses the numerous strategies for type-A dissection surgery, including his preferred method of an arch replacement combined with an elephant trunk procedure.
July 21, 2014
This video demonstrates VA ECMO using the right axillary artery and the right femoral vein.
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 16, 2014
Spontaneous pneumothorax is often treated with a large bore chest tube placement and hospitalization. This article presents a reproducible education model for treating spontaneous pneumothorax with a percutaneous catheter and water seal/collection device.
July 15, 2014
James L. Cox, MD, Evarts A. Graham Professor of Surgery Emeritus at Washington University, discusses the development of the surgical maze procedure.
July 10, 2014
This video demonstrates the removal of a 10 cm anterior mediastinal teratoma through single incision VATS.
July 9, 2014
This video is part of a series demonstrating cardiothoracic surgery performed by left-handed surgeons. This video demonstrates left-handed placement of pericardial stays.