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October 10, 2018
This article describes an operation performed for both congenital heart disease and acquired coronary disease.
October 3, 2018
This video demonstrates a robotic right upper lobe posterior segmentectomy using indocyanine green guidance for a 73-year-old female who had had a previous left lower lobectomy.
October 2, 2018
This video demonstrates the insertion of postoperative temporary epicardial pacing wires. The authors detail the procedure in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
October 1, 2018
Shanda Blackmon discusses the various types of paraesophageal hernias and the ways in which patients present, proposes a management algorithm, and demonstrates how she performs repairs.
Aortic Valve Replacement With Right Anterior Thoracotomy, Sutureless Valves, and Ultrafast-Track Anesthesia: A Truly Minimally Invasive Approach in Ancona
September 25, 2018
The authors demonstrate their multidisciplinary approach to aortic valve replacement using a right anterior minithoracotomy, the implantation of a sutureless Perceval® S Valve, and ultrafast-track anesthetic protocols.
September 19, 2018
A 50-year-old woman with severe emphysema due to smoking underwent lung volume reduction surgery of her right upper lobe.
Three-Step Myectomy, Mitral Plication, and Chordae Cutting for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Through a Transaortic Approach
September 17, 2018
The authors present a myectomy, mitral plication, and chord cutting for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy through a transaortic approach.
September 12, 2018
The authors present the surgical treatment of a 68-year-old woman who presented with a large pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm after prior right heart catheterization.
September 11, 2018
The authors present two Nikaidoh procedures performed for different underlying anatomies and they discuss aspects of the operation.
September 6, 2018
The Nikaidoh procedure is a useful technique for patients with complex transposition of the great arteries.