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March 20, 2023
In this video, using a simulator, the authors show how to deal with a graft flattening and kinking at the anastomotic site—a common error in diamond-shaped sequential anastomoses.
February 15, 2023
Anatomical variation required a left-sided approach to esophageal mobilization for hiatal hernia repair rather because of the patient’s right-sided aorta as well as the location of her esophagus in the left hemithorax.
February 14, 2023
Congenital heart defects affect one in every one hundred babies born each year around the world. Check out five of CTSNet’s most popular videos demonstrating a variety of congenital surgical procedures.
February 13, 2023
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive approach to a first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome.
February 9, 2023
The "Contemporary Approaches to Transplantation and Mechanical Life Support" program was led by chairpersons Anna Reed, Abbas Ardehali, Ankit Bharat, and Espeed Khoshbin. View the recording of this session!
February 8, 2023
This video shows a rare case of hypoplastic left heart syndrome with a large aortic root to left atrial appendage fistula in a newborn baby treated with the Norwood procedure and ligation of the fistula.
February 7, 2023
CTSNet is celebrating twenty-five years of connecting the global cardiothoracic community! For the big anniversary, members new and old told us what they appreciate about the site and our free collection of cardiothoracic surgery resources. Learn more about how CTSNet grew from a visionary idea into the largest collection of CT surgery videos online.
February 6, 2023
This video demonstrates complete removal of a mediastinal teratoma that compressed the right atrium and shifted the superior vena cava in a fifteen-year-old patient.
February 2, 2023
A step-by-step guide to mitral valve replacement using a SAPIEN 3 balloon expandable valve via a minithoracotomy approach to treat mitral stenosis due to severe mitral annular calcification.
February 1, 2023
Medtronic Case Presentations and Hallway Conversations on Mitral Valve Repair By Steven Bolling M.D., Joanna Chikwe M.D., and Pieter Kappetein M.D.


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