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CTSNet presents a recording of the recent Edwards Lifesciences webinar presented in collaboration with CTSNet, “Contemporary Insights on Minimally Invasive Surgery.”
August 18, 2023
As a part of the 2023 Australian Thoracic Aortic Symposium, Dr. Marco Di Eusanio presented on frozen elephant trunk without circulatory arrest. Dr. Di Eusanio is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Lancisi Cardiovascular Center and Politechnic University of Marche in Ancona, Italy.
August 17, 2023
This video shows the case of a ten-month-old infant who presented with cyanosis secondary to complex functional single ventricle in the setting of heterotaxy syndrome and underwent Kawashima procedure as stage I palliation.
August 16, 2023
This video provides a case presentation and step-by-step walkthrough for performing off-pump aortic arch debranching.
August 15, 2023
New techniques and technologies are constantly being developed in surgical treatment for lung cancer. These recent CTSNet videos demonstrate some of the most popular and innovative techniques, including uniportal VATS resection, robotic assisted lobectomy, and surgical management of rare and complex lung cancers.
August 14, 2023
This video explains how a ruptured sinus of Valsalva (RSOV) obscured the presence of ventricular septal defect (VSD) in a patient, who underwent device closure for the same. The presence of VSD caused hemolysis in the patient in the post procedure period, for which it required surgical removal of the device and closure of the RSOV and VSD.
August 11, 2023
As a part of the 2023 Australian Thoracic Aortic Symposium, Dr. Bo Yang presented on his techniques for aortic root enlargement.
August 9, 2023
This article presents the benefits of direct axillary artery cannulation and the fact that it is safe, expeditious, and hemostatic.
August 8, 2023
In response to the release of the updated 2023 AHA/ACC/ACCP/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline for the Management of Patients With Chronic Coronary Disease, authors representing the AATS and STS came together to write a rebuttal explaining their perspective on the controversial guidelines. In an interview with CTSNet Editor in Chief Joel Dunning, revascularization specialist and AATS representative Dr. Faisal Bakaeen elaborates on the surgeons’ perspective.
August 7, 2023
This video demonstrates a robotic bilateral thymectomy with an emphasis on surgical anatomy and technique.
August 4, 2023
Joe Bavaria speaks on how the new STS and AATS endorsed aortic guidelines have informed risk assessment in treating thoracic aortic aneurysms, as well as how to interpret these guidelines in individual cases.

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