A 63-year-old male man underwent single stage retrograde replacement of the thoracic aorta, where median sternotomy and left anterolateral thoracotomy was done simultaneously.
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October 2, 2014
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons invites you to its 51st Annual Meeting in San Diego, January 24–28, 2015. The Annual Meeting offers an exciting opportunity to exchange ideas, learn new information, and network with colleagues.
October 1, 2014
Massimo Caputo of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago discusses his experience as a CTSNet contributor. Dr. Caputo has contributed four videos on congenital heart surgery to CTSNet’s educational resources.
September 30, 2014
Paul Modi of the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital discusses his experience establishing a minimally invasive mitral valve repair program, and shares tips for fellow surgeons interested in setting up minimally invasive surgical programs.
September 29, 2014
This video contains a brief presentation on a patient with a previous failed mitral repair, and then a narrated operative video demonstrating the steps of the mitral valve replacement.
September 26, 2014
Fifty years after the first coronary artery bypass grafting procedure, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) have collaborated to issue guidelines regarding myocardial revascularization.
Single Incision VATS Right Upper Lobectomy for Bronchiectasis in a Patient With Severe Pleural Adhesions
September 25, 2014
This video demonstrates a VATS lobectomy on a 54-year-old female patient with localized bronchiectasis.
September 24, 2014
This video commences with a brief presentation on the management of Type A aortic dissections and proceeds into an operative video showing the steps used when operating on these cases.
September 23, 2014
Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz of Strasbourg University Hospital takes an in-depth look at extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and its use in thoracic surgery.
September 23, 2014
The Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education (TSFRE) is offering several 2015 awards to qualified applicants.
September 22, 2014
This video demonstrates a simple method to repair the atrial septal defect and redirect the pulmonary venous return, which can be performed through an upper ministernotomy approach.