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April 24, 2019
This video presents a successful robotic S9-S10 right segmentectomy assisted by a multimodal reconstruction imaging system.
April 23, 2019
This video demonstrates the right subclavian artery cut-down technique for implantation of an Impella® 5.0 as a short-term mechanical circulatory support device for the left heart.
April 22, 2019
This video demonstrates a thoracoscopic right upper lobectomy, performed using the Harmonic HD as the main dissecting instrument.
April 18, 2019
Filmed at the 2018 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Jill Ley of California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, USA, moderates a discussion on evidence-based recommendations for movement following sternotomy.
April 17, 2019
This short video shows the endoscopic technique of radial artery harvesting for coronary artery bypass grafting, which reduces wound complications without affecting graft patency or short‐ or long‐term cardiac mortality compared to open harvesting.
April 16, 2019
The authors present an aortic valve repair performed for a 34-year-old man with a history of tobacco use and hypertension.
April 15, 2019
These reference videos describe how to perform surgical bronchoscopy, discuss how to identify normal and abnormal findings, and give a gist of how the thoracic surgeon assesses the bronchial tree.
Nail Gun Impacted in the Chest Wall: Report of a Failed Trail of Home Extraction by Patient’s Relatives
April 12, 2019
The authors describe a 22-year-old carpenter who presented two hours after a nail gun injury to the manubrium sterni without hemodynamic compromise.
April 11, 2019
The authors present a challenging case of device removal for a persistent ventricular septal defect with a significant left-to-right shunt.
April 11, 2019
The Heart Valve Society Annual Meeting 2019 streamed live from Sitges, Spain. Find the plenary sessions here.