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July 22, 2024
The autologous innominate vein was used as a substitute for pulmonary arteries in an infant with pulmonary atresia, VSD, and complete absence of pulmonary arteries. This is a summary of the procedure and two subsequent operations on that patient, during eight years of follow up.
April 6, 2014
CTSNet is proud to announce that the interview series Pioneers in Cardiac Surgery, has been restored and will be reposted in the coming weeks on The interview series, envisioned and created by W. Gerald Rainer, Ted Sadler, Marvin Pomerantz and Bruce Paton, was designed to preserve the early history of the specialty through informal interviews with pioneering cardiac surgeons. Now, 41 years after the interview series began, the audio interviews have been restored into an accessible video format.
April 3, 2014
This video describes the surgical technique of performing a VATS segmentectomy in a 22-month-old child with a cavitating left upper lobe nodule.
April 1, 2014
This video shows a teenager with a large neo-aortic root aneurysm and severe aortic valve regurgitation following a Ross procedure, which was treated with a valve-sparing aortic root replacement. The case also highlights the intra-operative management of inadvertent aortic injury during reentry in the setting of severe aortic regurgitation.
March 26, 2014
New Online Journal CME activities are now available from The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. April’s CME opportunities include topics in congenital heart surgery, adult cardiac surgery, general thoracic surgery, and cardiothoracic anesthesiology.
March 25, 2014
New Online Journal CME activities are now available from the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. April’s CME opportunities include topics in adult cardiac surgery, general thoracic surgery, and congenital heart surgery.
March 24, 2014
Joel Dunning visits with Timothy M. Scanlan, Scanlan International President & Chief Executive Officer, and Brigid Scanlan Eiynck, Scanlan International Vice President, Surgical Instruments. In the interview, Mr. Dunning reviews the Scanlan family’s unique history, dedication to quality, and fascinating relationships over the years.
March 23, 2014
EACTS is pleased to announce that the content of MMCTS is now indexed in PubMed and Medline. If you are interested in sharing your surgical experience, please do not hesitate to submit an article describing your technique accompanied by a few videos showing the most important moments of the operation for consideration by the MMCTS Editorial Board.
March 17, 2014
In this video, the authors demonstrate a safe, effective, and previously unreported minimally invasive approach to repair anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery (AAOCA), using an upper hemi-sternotomy.
March 16, 2014
AATS Week will provide the best science in the specialty, with a focus on accomplishing skills essential to becoming a master surgeon and educator. This will be a truly international experience where your skills can be retooled and your outlook on the specialty recharged.
March 13, 2014
This video demonstrates the technical details of a redo cervical tracheal resection and laryngotracheal reconstruction for recurrent subglottic cicatricial stenosis that is not amenable to endoscopic treatment.


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