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May 6, 2019
In this report, the authors present an atypical case of left atrial appendage aneurysm—which has been surgically treated with success—to supplement the literature and to discuss the diagnosis and the treatment.
May 2, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, Jacqueline Olive of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, moderates a discussion on making the most of networking and career development opportunities at cardiothoracic surgery meetings.
From Bench to Reality: Development of Simulation, 3D Printing, and Air-Pilot-Training Concept Course for Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery
April 30, 2019
The author discusses the development of simulation, 3D printing, and an air-pilot-training concept course for endoscopic mitral valve techniques.
April 29, 2019
This video demonstrates decortication performed for a patient with multiple tension collections.
April 25, 2019
CTSNet is excited to announce that “Hybrid Aortic Type I Dissection Repair” by Nestor Manuel Clusa won first place in the 2018 Resident Video Competition.
April 23, 2019
This video demonstrates the right subclavian artery cut-down technique for implantation of an Impella® 5.0 as a short-term mechanical circulatory support device for the left heart.
April 22, 2019
This video demonstrates a thoracoscopic right upper lobectomy, performed using the Harmonic HD as the main dissecting instrument.
April 17, 2019
This short video shows the endoscopic technique of radial artery harvesting for coronary artery bypass grafting, which reduces wound complications without affecting graft patency or short‐ or long‐term cardiac mortality compared to open harvesting.
April 16, 2019
The authors present an aortic valve repair performed for a 34-year-old man with a history of tobacco use and hypertension.
April 15, 2019
These reference videos describe how to perform surgical bronchoscopy, discuss how to identify normal and abnormal findings, and give a gist of how the thoracic surgeon assesses the bronchial tree.