John Elefteriades, William Glenn Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of the Aortic Institute at Yale University, discusses the numerous strategies for type-A dissection surgery, including his preferred method of an arch replacement combined with an elephant trunk procedure.
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July 22, 2014
July 21, 2014
This video demonstrates VA ECMO using the right axillary artery and the right femoral vein.
July 17, 2014
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, this roundtable discussion focuses on the management of adults with congenital heart disease. Joseph Dearani moderates this discussion with Stephanie Fuller, Ralph Mosca, and Thomas MacGillivray.
July 16, 2014
Spontaneous pneumothorax is often treated with a large bore chest tube placement and hospitalization. This article presents a reproducible education model for treating spontaneous pneumothorax with a percutaneous catheter and water seal/collection device.
July 15, 2014
James L. Cox, MD, Evarts A. Graham Professor of Surgery Emeritus at Washington University, discusses the development of the surgical maze procedure.
July 14, 2014
Do you have an upcoming event to publicize to the cardiothoracic surgical specialty? CTSNet has added a new Submit an Event form, which makes sharing events with the international community of CT surgery professionals easier than ever.
July 10, 2014
This video demonstrates the removal of a 10 cm anterior mediastinal teratoma through single incision VATS.
July 9, 2014
This video is part of a series demonstrating cardiothoracic surgery performed by left-handed surgeons. This video demonstrates left-handed placement of pericardial stays.
July 8, 2014
Stephanie Worrel discusses the use of lobectomy in lung cancer patients over 75 years old, and the impact robotic lobectomy has on outcomes.
July 7, 2014
This video presents a summary of the superior septal approach to the mitral valve, and then provides a brief operative demonstration of the exposure technique for the mitral valve.