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July 13, 2020
This video demonstrates the surgical repair of a type 1 truncus arteriosus with bovine internal jugular xenograft in the right ventricular outflow tract.
July 10, 2020
In this CTSNet Interview, Mara Antonoff discusses the background, inspiration, and career stepping stones with Dr Yolonda Colson, the newly elected vice president of AATS.
AVNeo™ (Ozaki) and Transaortic Mitral Valve Repair Using Autologous Pericardium Only for Aortomitral Endocarditis
July 7, 2020
The author presents a totally biological solution for aortomitral endocarditis by combining AVNeo™ (Ozaki procedure) and transaortic mitral valve patch using autologous pericardium only.
July 6, 2020
The authors present their experience in the surgical treatment of a pulmonary artery sling in two pediatric patients.
July 2, 2020
This is a case presentation including intraoperative video of a robotic-assisted laparoscopic repair of a hernia of Morgagni.
July 1, 2020
Seven robotic left atrial myxoma resections were performed so far in the authors’ institution. The patients had no stroke or bleeding complications, and all were discharged home after a mean period of seven days.
Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
June 30, 2020
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass grafting associated to transcatheter aortic valve implantation through a left anterior minithoracotomy in the fourth intercostal space.
One-Stage Midline Unifocalization With Complete Repair of Pulmonary Atresia, Ventricular Septal Defect, and Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals
June 29, 2020
This is a single stage, midline complete repair of pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect, major aortopulmonary collaterals, and absent intrapericardial native pulmonary arteries.
June 26, 2020
The Ancona Minimally Invasive and Transcatheter Cardiac Surgery course's recording is now available. An international faculty shares their vision of cardiac surgery and more during the two-day event.
June 23, 2020
This video demonstrates a simple technique to convert a mechanical Bentall to a biological Bentall by removing the mechanical valve leaflets and placing a biological valve within the root graft above the retained mechanical valve housing, thus avoiding coronary reimplantation and reimplantation of a new aortic graft.