An interesting pilot experiment on attempting to quantify the optimum disposition of neochordae in transapical intervention for severe mitral regurgitation.
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Minimally Invasive Surgery
Measuring Chordae Tension During Transapical Neochordae Implantation: Toward Understanding Objective Consequences of Mitral Valve Repair
October 8, 2019
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 19, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest
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.