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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May 5, 2014
New Online Journal CME activities are now available from the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
May 4, 2014
CTSNet is excited to announce the launch of the CTSNet “Open Area.” The Open Area is a space where registered CTSNet users can post content to CTSNet.org immediately, without prior editorial review.
May 1, 2014
This video demonstrates the insertion of an Avalon catheter into a patient’s right jugular vein and the commencement of ECMO support.
April 28, 2014
This video demonstrates the use of the warden technique to repair anomalous venous drainage in a child.
April 26, 2014
Three exciting specialist EACTS Academy courses are planned in June and July – register now to avoid disappointment! June 23-27: Minimally Invasive Techniques in Adult Cardiac Surgery. July 4-5: Advanced Aortic and Mitral Valve Reconstructive Surgery. July 8-9: Univentricular Heart and Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
April 21, 2014
This video demonstrates a left video-assisted thoracoscopic sleeve lower lobectomy in a 68-year-old male smoker with an endobronchial squamous cell carcinoma of the left lower lobe.
April 17, 2014
This video demonstrates a left upper lobe posterior and apical segmentectomy, preserving the lingular and anterior segment, in a patient with impaired lung function.
April 16, 2014
The world’s top cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists, and basic researchers offer state-of-the-art lectures, “Meet the Experts” programs, and teaching sessions — including hands-on master classes in robot manipulation and transapical valve implantation — at Valves in the Heart of the Big Apple: Evaluation & Management of Heart Valve Disease, May 8-10 in New York City.
April 14, 2014
This video demonstrates the technical details of a primary tracheal tumor resection involving the cervical trachea; the procedure was performed after radiotherapy and brachytherapy, following emergency laser-assisted rigid bronchoscopy.
April 10, 2014
This article describes a standardized and reproducible trans-aortic TAVR approach with the Edwards Sapien valve and Ascendra 3 delivery system.