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Cardiac - Physiology

October 9, 2018
The authors demonstrate a successful pulmonary thromboendarterectomy, performed for a 37-year-old woman with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
September 24, 2018
The authors demonstrate a combined transaortic and transapical approach to septal myectomy for complex long-segment hypertrophy.
October 9, 2017
The authors present the case of a 72-year-old gentleman who suddenly went into pulseless electrical activity during a peroral endoscopic myotomy for achalasia.
April 4, 2011
Damiano is a pioneer in the area of minimally invasive cardiac surgery. His developmental work on robotically assisted microsurgery for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) earned him a ComputerWorld Smithsonian Award in June 1997. Damiano performed the first robotically assisted CABG procedure in North America in December 1998.
July 22, 2008
By A. Sampath Kumar, MD and Carlos MG Duran, MD, PhD Editor's Note
June 16, 2008
Patient Selection Currently, only patients with preexisting, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation undergoing OPCAB have been offered an adjuvant off-pump Maze procedure.
May 24, 2008
Patients are selected for bilateral closed chest pulmonary vein (PV) isolation, left atrial appendage excision, directed partial cardiac denervation, and PV electrocardiograms (MiniMAZE-Wolf technique), based on the following criteria...
May 24, 2008
Patient Selection Introduction

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