The authors detail the procedure for a central cannulation in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
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Cardiac - Other
August 7, 2018
July 30, 2018
With this video, the authors share the approach they adopted for a redo Bentall intervention in a 66-year-old patient presenting with a chronically dissected aneurysmal root and severe aortic regurgitation.
Composite Reconstruction of the Right Atrium and the Superior Vena Cava With Pericardial Patches and a Vascular Prosthesis
April 10, 2018
This video demonstrates the radical resection of a right heart angiosarcoma, followed by composite reconstruction of the right atrium and the superior vena cava with bovine pericardial patches and a polytetrafluoroethylene vascular prosthesis.
March 27, 2018
This video demonstrates the closure of a median sternotomy using stainless steel wires.
March 6, 2018
This video demonstrates the presentation, diagnosis, and surgical treatment of a large complex right coronary artery aneurysm with an arteriovenous fistula to the right atrium.
February 20, 2018
This video demonstrates the excision and debridement of a calcified aortic valve during an open aortic valve replacement.
October 3, 2017
These diagrams present a simplified, graphical illustration of the standard echocardiographic views.
September 22, 2017
The recently-formed group Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERACS) held its inaugural symposium on April 29, 2017. The session featured a consortium of forward-thinking leaders in cardiac surgery, who joined together to address the need to standardize best practices in cardiac surgery.
September 5, 2017
Watch a step-by-step video demonstrating a midline sternotomy.
July 24, 2017
This is a case presentation of a left atrial appendage closure using the Xi robotic system.