Bicuspid-valved polytetrafluoroethylene conduits are an excellent choice for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction in patients aged less than two years.
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August 22, 2018
The authors present a right pneumonectomy using a biportal VATS approach for a multifocal adenocarcinoma.
August 21, 2018
The authors demonstrate the resection of fibroelastoma from the mitral valve by a minimally invasive approach.
August 20, 2018
The authors present a video-assisted thoracoscopic technique for diaphragmatic plication due to phrenic nerve paralysis.
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August 17, 2018
August 17, 2018
Among the scientific sessions at the ISMICS Annual Meeting was the Subramanian Innovation Award Presentations, where three finalists presented innovations geared toward minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery.
August 16, 2018
Alan J. Bryan of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK argues that on-pump coronary bypass surgery is as good an option as off-pump surgery for patients with high surgical risk.
August 15, 2018
This video highlights the use of the Konno procedure to safely expose the root of the aorta in a patient with an aortic root abscess and a history of multiple cardiac surgeries.
August 14, 2018
This video demonstrates the minimally invasive Ozaki technique for aortic valve reconstruction, including endoscopic harvesting of the pericardium and Ozaki aortic valve repair technique via an upper ministernotomy.
August 13, 2018
In this video, the authors demonstrate definitive treatment for iatrogenic chylothorax following the resection of a bronchogenic cyst using the da Vinci Xi robot.