This video demonstrates a redo sternotomy with a Ross procedure after previous aortic valve repair.
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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.
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.