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July 29, 2019
Nonintubated tracheal resection is a feasible procedure, on selected patients, in high volume and experience centers. However, more evidence is needed in order to prove its benefits, outcomes, and limitations.
July 25, 2019
In this Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery interview, Vaibhav Gupta speaks with Gail Darling of the University of Toronto, Canada, about esophageal surgery as well as esophageal cancer research and thoracic surgery training.
Early Migration of a Self-Expanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve Prosthesis Causing Coronary Occlusion: A Practical Technique for Surgical Explantation
July 24, 2019
The authors report a case of early migration of a self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve prosthesis causing coronary obstruction and myocardial infarction.
July 23, 2019
The authors present herein a type A dissection repair using the Florida sleeve technique, which allows for preservation of the native aortic valve and sinuses.
July 23, 2019
The authors’ method of left ventricular aneurysm repair was hemostatic with no short- or mid-term complications.
July 22, 2019
This video demonstrates a robotic right lower and middle bilobectomy.
July 18, 2019
Norman Briffa of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the UK discusses the decision between mechanical and biological valves, focusing on patients between the ages of 50 and 70 years old.
When Things Go Wrong in Thoracic Surgery: A Middle Lobectomy With Bleeding That Required Cardiopulmonary Bypass to Address
July 17, 2019
This is a video of a middle lobectomy, but the surgeon got into considerable bleeding difficulty that required the whole team to work together to get the patient onto cardiopulmonary bypass.
July 16, 2019
The authors present their experience with the Memo 4D ring by LivaNova in complex mitral valve repair.
July 15, 2019
This video demonstrates a right upper lobectomy enhanced by thoracic LigaSure and Medtronic Signia.