The authors demonstrate a technique to manage the complex aortic pathology with coronary artery disease following percutaneous thoracic endovascular arterial repair in Ishimaru's zone 2, 3, and 4 in a complicated type B aortic dissection.
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August 5, 2014
This video demonstrates the use of three-dimensional surgical simulation-guided navigation during surgery of the chest wall.
August 4, 2014
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive repair of a bicuspid aortic valve and ascending aortic aneurysm through the upper ministernotomy approach.
August 1, 2014
This time lapse video shows a day in the life of cardiac surgeon Navid Madershahian.
July 31, 2014
This article describes bronchial thermoplasty, a novel treatment option in uncontrolled severe asthma. The procedure targets reducing the hypertrophied smooth muscle in the airways, which is considered to be part of the pathophysiology of and contributor to asthma symptoms.
July 30, 2014
This video demonstrates a novel concept for extensive use of the neochordae in complex settings, such as diffuse bileaflet prolapse. The "Folding Leaflet" technique focuses on the preservation of normal leaflet motion and the creation of a large surface of coaption to remodel the leaflet.
July 29, 2014
CTSNet mourns the loss of Donald Ross, a global mentor in cardiac surgery and one of the true pioneers of the specialty.
July 28, 2014
This video shows a single incision VATS lobectomy performed on a 57-year-old patient with bronchiectasis.
July 24, 2014
Narain Moorjani introduces new book, Cardiac Surgery: Recent Advances and Techniques.
What is the Optimal Position for the Surgeon during an Infracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage Repair?
July 23, 2014
This video shows the repair of an infracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage (TAPVD) with the surgeon standing to the left of the patient.
July 22, 2014
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.