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July 26, 2018
Neil Moat of the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK, discusses current devices for transcatheter mitral valve repair and replacement.
July 25, 2018
This video, filmed by the BBC, shows one of the first totally endoscopic mitral valve repairs using the lateral endoscopic approach with robotics technique performed in the UK, and it follows a patient's remarkable recovery from this procedure.
July 24, 2018
This article discusses the periareolar approach for minimally invasive cardiac surgery, a feasible and safe technique that has aesthetic benefits and gives appropriate surgical visualization.
July 23, 2018
This video demonstrates right and left pneumonectomies, each performed via a uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic approach.
July 19, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Ft Lauderdale, FL, Joel Dunning of the James Cook University Hospital in London, UK, interviews Raja Flores of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, USA, about surgical treatment for mesothelioma and lung cancer.
Konno Aortoventriculoplasty and Mitral Valve Replacement in a Child With Atrioventricular Septal Defect
July 19, 2018
The authors demonstrate a fourth-time redo sternotomy for an eight-year-old girl who had prior repair of an atrioventricular septal defect.
July 18, 2018
This video demonstrates a new method for total endotracheal repair of a tracheal laceration in a woman with heart failure who also needed emergency intubation.
July 17, 2018
The use of ultrasonic energy in vessel harvesting for coronary artery bypass provides several advantages over the conventional diathermy during the preparation of the arterial graft, and harmonic shears may be beneficial in being faster, reducing bleeding, and allowing the surgeon to work closely to the vessel.
July 16, 2018
This mitral repair, performed through a minimally invasive approach, demonstrates a triangular resection and the placement of a neochord.
Transcatheter Versus Conventional Mitral Valve Surgery: Which Questions Should Future Clinical Trials Seek to Answer?
July 12, 2018
Francis Charles Wells of the Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, UK, compares transcatheter and conventional surgical mitral valve interventions.