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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September 19, 2014
Jean Deslauriers, Bill Nelems, and F. Griffith Pearson have authored a new book, Evolution of Thoracic Surgery in Canada, which recounts the unique and rich history of thoracic surgery in Canada.
September 18, 2014
Victor Trastek, Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, discusses the importance of professionalism and mentoring in healthcare, with an emphasis on thoracic surgery.
September 17, 2014
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, using neck lines and an Edwards Intuity bioprosethesis.
September 16, 2014
The STSA 61st Annual Meeting will be held November 5-8, 2014, at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass. Register, reserve your room, and view the full educational lineup at www.stsa.org. The deadline for early registration is October 14.
September 15, 2014
CTSNet is pleased to announce the addition of a Minimally Invasive Portal to its educational resources. The portal is designed to become a comprehensive resource for minimally invasive CT surgery procedures.
September 15, 2014
This video demonstrates a new minimally invasive mitral valve repair simulator.
September 11, 2014
Joel Dunning talks with Marc Gillinov, cardiac surgeon and Surgical Director of the Center for Atrial Fibrillation at Cleveland Clinic. In this interview, Mr. Dunning and Dr. Gillinov discuss mitral valve repair through minimally invasive and robotic techniques.
September 10, 2014
Hugo Vanermen of the University of Leuven takes an in-depth look at the different options for mitral valve repair, including: quadrangular resection, triangular resection, and the "respect approach."
September 9, 2014
This video demonstrates a heart transplantation in a patient with an LVAD.
September 8, 2014
The European Society of Thoracic Surgeons has invited many leading experts to prepare a textbook presenting all aspects of general thoracic surgery. The textbook includes a multimedia version on DVD, which contains text, illustrations, and over 120 videos showing procedures and surgical techniques.