This video demonstrates the authors’ preferred technique of aortic valve replacement, through a right anterior minithoracotomy using central cannulation and a sutureless bioprosthesis.
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Aortic Valve Replacement Through Right Minithoracotomy Approach Using Central Cannulation and Sutureless Bioprosthesis
November 6, 2018
October 11, 2018
Donna Eaton of the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, presents a discussion on the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in thoracic surgery.
August 16, 2018
Alan J. Bryan of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK argues that on-pump coronary bypass surgery is as good an option as off-pump surgery for patients with high surgical risk.
August 7, 2018
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.
Highlighting Recent Research: Preoperative Renal Functional Reserve Predicts Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery
June 29, 2018
Research published recently in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery suggests a new approach for evaluating a patient’s risk for acute kidney injury before they undergo cardiac surgery.
June 28, 2018
Gianni Angelini of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK discusses the persisting need for a randomized controlled trial evaluating minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation.
June 21, 2018
Marco Ranucci of the IRCCS Policlinico San Donato in Italy discusses the association between hemodilution, oxygen delivery, and acute kidney injury.
May 8, 2018
This Three-Minute Review includes illustrations and flow charts to help simplify recalling the essential concepts and criteria of cardiopulmonary bypass.
May 3, 2018
Kyriakos Anastasiadis of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece discusses the advances, definition, and benefits of minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation.
February 8, 2018
Mark Bennett of the Southwest Cardiothoracic Unit in Plymouth, UK, discusses biomarkers for problems during cardiopulmonary bypass.