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Minimally Invasive Surgery

October 8, 2019
An interesting pilot experiment on attempting to quantify the optimum disposition of neochordae in transapical intervention for severe mitral regurgitation.
August 6, 2019
This video demonstrates a transapical off-pump mitral valve repair case.
August 4, 2019
The Throacic Surgery Residents Association (TSRA) Decision Algorithms in Cardiothoracic Surgery is a 100-chapter compendium with an individual algorithm for clinical decisions spanning the entire scope of cardiothoracic surgery.
July 31, 2019
The right lateral access for minimally invasive aortic valve surgery is a superior concept, leaving the sternum and ribs untouched and allowing an unbeatable cosmetic result.
July 30, 2019
This video emphasizes technical pearls and pitfalls for a minimally invasive mitral valve repair using adjustable Gore-tex neochords via a right minithoracotomy.
July 10, 2019
This video demonstrates a lingula-sparing microlobectomy performed for primary pulmonary malignancy.
July 9, 2019
This video shows the technical challenges of explanting a valve-in-ring mitral valve.
June 26, 2019
This video demonstrates the team training program at the authors’ institution and crisis resource management during major bleeding in robot-assisted thoracic surgery.
June 26, 2019
This Nontechnical Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery series from Guest Editor Professor Jean-Marc Baste highlights the importance of skills that are critical for leading cardiothoracic surgical teams effectively.

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