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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.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Mitral Position in a Patient With Severe Mitral Annular Calcification
September 4, 2018
The authors demonstrate a transcatheter aortic valve that was implanted in the mitral position in the setting of severe mitral annular calcification.
Transsternal Transpericardial Approach for Left Main Bronchus Sleeve Resection Due to Pulmonary Glomus Tumor
September 3, 2018
The authors present a transsternal transpericardial approach to perform a left main bronchus sleeve resection for a rare diagnosis of intrabronchial primitive glomus tumor.
Successful Closure of a Tracheocutaneous Fistula After Prolonged Tracheostomy With Reverse Pectoral Muscle-Cutaneous Flap
August 29, 2018
The authors describe an innovative and previously little-reported technique for closing a tracheocutaneous fistula after prolonged tracheostomy, using a pectoral muscle-cutaneous flap to correct the persistent tracheocutaneous tissue defect.
August 22, 2018
The authors present a right pneumonectomy using a biportal VATS approach for a multifocal adenocarcinoma.
August 21, 2018
The authors demonstrate the resection of fibroelastoma from the mitral valve by a minimally invasive approach.