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This video illustrates a Norwood procedure with right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit in a neonate with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (aortic atresia and mitral stenosis).
June 2, 2014
This video is part of a series demonstrating cardiothoracic surgery performed by left-handed surgeons. This video shows a left-handed proximal anastomosis.
May 7, 2014
At the culmination of years of formal training, cardiothoracic surgery residents are faced with the reality of entering individual practice. Making this transition smoothly, the value of early mentorship, and other pearls are discussed in this roundtable discussion, which was filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting.
May 6, 2014
This video is part of a series demonstrating cardiothoracic surgery performed by left-handed surgeons. This video shows a left-handed PDA distal anastomosis.
May 1, 2014
This video demonstrates the insertion of an Avalon catheter into a patient’s right jugular vein and the commencement of ECMO support.
August 8, 2013
This video demonstrates the subtotal resection of a large, intramyocardial, cardiac fibroma in the free wall of the right ventricle.
August 7, 2013
Thoracoscopic segmentectomy may be an excellent, minimally-invasive option for patients with small lung cancers or limited cardiopulmonary reserve.
August 7, 2013
CTSNet hosted a very lively Video Roundtable discussion at the recent 2013 STS Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, on issues surrounding the two major minimally invasive techniques for removing parts of the lung.
July 6, 2013
The CardioWest™ Total Artificial Heart (TAH) is a biventricular orthotopic pneumatic pulsatile pump that totally replaces the native ventricles and valves and is currently approved as a bridge to heart transplatation in selected patients.
July 6, 2013
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March 17, 2013
The anterior cervicothoracic approach was used to remove a desmoid tumor of the thoracic outlet in a 70-year-old male. The chest wall was reconstructed with titanium bars and a polytetrafluoroethylene-patch. The clavicle was fixed using a titanium clip. The postoperative period was uneventful.

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