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It’s already halfway through the year, and surgeons across the globe have shared a huge amount of valuable cardiothoracic surgery expertise with the CTSNet community in the form of clinical and sur
April 14, 2022
Redo coronary artery bypass grafting can be technically challenging. Performing the surgery off-pump via a left thoracotomy offers significant advantages.
April 13, 2022
An esophagectomy is the treatment for end-stage achalasia. The instrumentation and optics of the robotic platform in this video allowed for a minimally invasive direct and complete mobilization of the thoracic esophagus with relative ease.
April 12, 2022
Alagille syndrome and liver dysfunction can be tricky for surgeons to deal with. This video shows a fifteen-month-old patient who underwent extensive bilateral branch pulmonary arterioplasties to relieve her suprasystemic right ventricular pressure.
April 11, 2022
This is the concluding webinar to the Guest Editor Series, "Operative Management of Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy—Gold Standard Septal Myectomy to Stand the Test of Time" put together by Guest Editor Eduard Quintana. Joined by a number of his contributors, they discuss hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
April 7, 2022
This is a recorded roundtable between Patrick Myers, Carlos Mestres, Cristina Ibanez, Pietro Banjona, and Juan Grau about how to start and develop a HOCM program.
April 7, 2022
Further left ventricular outflow tract, left ventricle and mitral interventions at the time of septal myectomy may contribute to obstruction abolition and are discussed in this lecture.
April 6, 2022
This video is focused on myocardial bridging that may occur in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
April 6, 2022
This video describes a surgical technique to treat severe symptomatic obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) through a median sternotomy. This technique is mainly inspired from the morrow septal myectomy.
April 5, 2022
This video describes the authors’ surgical technique to treat severe symptomatic hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy through a median sternotomy. This technique is mainly inspired from the Morrow septal myectomy. The author will highlight the main anatomical landmarks that drive the surgical resection and that must be kept in the surgeon’s mind to allow for a safe and efficient surgical procedure. Finally, the video will discuss when it is advisable to add an edge-to-edge mitral stich during the modified Morrow myectomy and the author’s way of doing so.
April 4, 2022
Surgical myectomy represents the gold standard therapy today for patients with symptomatic obstructive HCM.

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