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Redo Valve-Sparing Ascending Aorta and Total Arch Replacement in a Young Patient With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome: A Challenging Procedure
November 14, 2017
The authors present a successful surgical treatment in a 14-year-old girl with Loeys-Dietz syndrome; a redo aortic arch and ascending aorta replacement with a valve-sparing operation was performed.
November 7, 2017
This video demonstrates how the author teaches a cardiac surgical resident to do a repair of a postinfarction ventricular septal defect.
November 6, 2017
This surgical video demonstrates the thoracoscopic management of recurrent catamenial pneumothorax with associated diaphragmatic eventration. The video is accompanied by a brief review of the medical and surgical management of catamenial pneumothorax.
October 30, 2017
This video shows a thoracic surgical tutorial detailing a VATS microportal utility incision free mediastinal lymph node biopsy on 31-year-old woman with suspected lymphoma.
October 25, 2017
This video demonstrates the technique for the second phase (chest) of a minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy. The author shows the use of the transoral EEA™ Stapler and the technique to oversew the anastomosis.
October 24, 2017
This condensed video goes through the key steps of a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement via a right anterior thoracotomy in one minute.
October 23, 2017
This video demonstrates the first stage of a minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy. The author describes the advantages of the hand port for this portion of the procedure.
October 3, 2017
These diagrams present a simplified, graphical illustration of the standard echocardiographic views.
October 2, 2017
This video demonstrates accessing multiple nodal stations, including a contralateral nodal station, from a right VATS approach.
September 22, 2017
The recently-formed group Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERACS) held its inaugural symposium on April 29, 2017. The session featured a consortium of forward-thinking leaders in cardiac surgery, who joined together to address the need to standardize best practices in cardiac surgery.