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This video demonstrates dissection of the visceral pericardium for ascending aortic and hemiarch replacement.
May 1, 2024
The Cox-Maze procedure is an effective and successful method of surgical ablation. However, for lone atrial fibrillation cases, invasive sternotomy is not feasible. Patients with persistent atrial fibrillation can benefit by combining left atrial endocardial and epicardial interventions. A step-by-step approach of this hybrid totally thoracoscopic maze procedure is demonstrated in this video.
April 30, 2024
April saw a wide variety of content published on CTSNet. Popular articles published this month include two videos from Dr. Tristan Yan’s off-pump CABG series, important news in CT surgery, and a comprehensive webinar on the Ross procedure.
April 29, 2024
This video demonstrates the authors’ technique for minimally invasive diaphragm plication.
April 26, 2024
Stephanie Worrell and Maria Teresa Tsukazan led a recent webinar discussion on inequities for women in CT Surgery with contributors Cherie Erkmen, Shanda Blackmon, and more. Watch the recording now.
April 24, 2024
This introductory video describes the Gaudiani technique of cerebral perfusion at hypothermia, while the body is kept normothermic, for major aortic cases. Another video demonstrates repair of Type A dissection with normothermia.
April 24, 2024
Watch Professor Faisal Bakeen demonstrate his method for LIMA artery and radial artery harvest at the Cleveland Clinic.
April 23, 2024
In this video, the authors demonstrate a redo pulmonary vein stenosis correction in a twenty-three-month-old child after an initial correction of totally anomalous pulmonary venous return in the first month of life.
April 22, 2024
With the recent approval for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) across all risk profiles, reintervention is likely to become common practice.
April 18, 2024
This video illustrates how surgeons decide on the method, either ipsilateral or contralateral, for placing an extracardiac conduit in a patient with right isomerism, left-sided IVC, and apicocaval juxtaposition who required a Fontan operation.
April 17, 2024
This interview celebrates the long career of British cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Michael E. Cowen. He leaves a legacy of pioneering robotic thoracic surgery and trainee education.