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March 4, 2021
This video demonstrates the implantation of a custom sternal prosthesis in a patient who had previous cardiac surgery complicated by mediastinitis with necessitated complete sternectomy.
March 2, 2021
The authors present an interesting case of myocardial bridging as a cause of chest pain.
February 24, 2021
This video shows the clinical case, imaging, and surgical approach (clamshell) for a giant mediastinal germ cell tumor, which kept growing after chemotherapy despite normalization of serum tumor markers.
Giant Ascending Aorta Pseudoaneurysm Repair Under DHCA and ACP: A Surgical Case Report With Anatomical and CT/TEE Correlation
February 23, 2021
The authors present a surgical case report which focuses on the perfusion and brain protection strategies and the correlation between anatomical and CT/TEE findings.
February 19, 2021
A transgastric laparoscopic-assisted endoscopic technique facilitated complete excision of a GIST near the gastroesophageal junction without need for more extensive gastric or esophageal resection.
A Conversation With a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow: Why Medical Students Should Consider Cardiothoracic Surgery
February 18, 2021
A medical student interviews a cardiothoracic surgery fellow about various topics related to cardiothoracic surgery.
February 15, 2021
This video demonstrates a novel technique for intracorporal suturing using an automatic suture tying device (Cor-Knot) in robotic diaphragm plication.
February 12, 2021
This video demonstrates the neonatal closure of apical ventricular septal defect through a lower ministernotomy.
February 11, 2021
This video demonstrates a total repair of ToF through the left anterior minithoracotomy in a 33-year-old man.
CTSNet To Go Podcast Episode: Innovative Curriculum Design: What Are Programs Doing to Keep Graduates Relevant?
February 10, 2021
In this CTSNet To Go episode, David Tom Cooke moderates a discussion on innovative curriculum design in cardiothoracic surgery.