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Great Vessels

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.
July 3, 2018
The authors present an urgent total descending aorta replacement, esophagectomy, stent graft removal, esophagostomy, and gastrostomy to treat an aortoesophageal fistula.
June 26, 2018
The authors provide a step-by-step description of a two-stage repair of a DeBakey type I aortic dissection using the elephant trunk technique.
May 15, 2018
The authors present a valve sparing aortic root replacement using a ministernotomy in a 35-year-old woman with Marfan syndrome.
May 7, 2018
This video demonstrates a transmanubrial approach to resect a subclavicular recurrence of breast cancer after multimodal treatment.
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 21, 2018
This video demonstrates a superior caval system reconstruction using a single bovine pericardial patch. The procedure was performed following a radical thymectomy for a cortical thymoma, which invaded the right and left brachiocephalic veins and the upper portion of the superior vena cava.
March 19, 2018
Common carotid artery cannulation can provide antegrade blood flow to the whole body during cardiopulmonary bypass, as well as maintain cerebral perfusion even at the time of arch exclusion or repair.
February 26, 2018
This video demonstrates the ascending aortic slide, a safe and reproducible technique for patients in whom the interrupted aortic arch has a wide interruption gap between the proximal and distal aortic portions.
January 16, 2018
This video demonstrates a stage I elephant trunk procedure and aortic valve repair via partial sternotomy, for a woman who presented with aortic valve insufficiency and an aortic aneurysm extending from the ascending to descending thoracic aorta.

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