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February was a busy month for CTSNet. This month’s list of top 10 content includes an orthotopic heart transplant, recorded sessions from the London Core Review Cardiothoracic Surgery Course, JANS... More
November 2, 2023
In this video, the surgeons approached a giant left atrial aneurysm by transecting the IVC and lifting the heart superiorly and anteriorly, which provided excellent exposure of the LA structures and the aneurysm.
November 1, 2023
This is a video demonstrating a right lower lobe apical segmentectomy performed by the new CMR Versius system.
October 31, 2023
October was a superstar month for surgical content, including versatile congenital techniques, a minimally invasive mitral valve repair, and hybrid aortic arch treatment. Articles published this month also included interviews with technique experts and important CT surgery news items.
October 31, 2023
This video demonstrates the authors’ technique for radial artery harvesting using the harmonic scalpel, how methylene blue dye can help maintain vessel orientation, and a "squirt test" for intraoperative confirmation of ulnar collateral blood flow.
October 31, 2023
ERAS Cardiac Society conducted a joint webinar with CTSNet on October 26, 2023, bringing about pivotal insights and questions on the topic, "Enhancing Recovery in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery." The session premiered individual presentations from anesthesia and critical care consultant Dr.
October 30, 2023
Although robotic surgery has gained popularity among thoracic surgeons globally, and the advantages of using robots for anterior mediastinal lesion resections are well established, there is still controversy over the optimal robotic approach for posterior and inferior mediastinal resections. This video presents some tips to perform such resections more easily.
October 27, 2023
In this recording from the 2023 Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference, Dr. Theo Kofidis, the head of cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery at National University of Singapore, discusses the progress that aortic valve replacement techniques have made over the past twenty years.
October 26, 2023
This video demonstrates a total robotic left lower lobectomy. It was the first lobectomy performed with the Versius system in Chile.
October 25, 2023
This video demonstrates an extended pleurectomy and decortication, which is a cytoreductive procedure for the surgical management of malignant pleural mesothelioma.
October 24, 2023
This video demonstrates the use of a Konno aortic root enlargement to deal with a complex intra-ventricular aneurysm after healed endocarditis.

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