The authors present an urgent total descending aorta replacement, esophagectomy, stent graft removal, esophagostomy, and gastrostomy to treat an aortoesophageal fistula.
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Treatment of an Aortoesophageal Fistula After Thoracic Endovascular Repair for an Extensive Aortic Arch Aneurysm
July 3, 2018
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 31, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 Aortic Live meeting in Essen, Germany, Mohamad Bashir, Joseph Bavaria, Heinz Jakob, Tilo Kolbel, Gebrine El Khoury, and Stephan Haulon discuss endovascular approaches to aortic disease.
Common Carotid Artery Cannulation: A Potential Alternative Site for Establishing CPB in Special Situations
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 11, 2018
Christian Etz of the Herzzentrum Leipzig in Germany discusses spinal cord protection during thoracoabdominal aortic procedures.
November 1, 2017
Mohamad Bashir moderates a discussion on the use of sutureless aortic valves in patients with bicuspid aortic valves, which was filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas.
Aortic Valve, Ascending Aorta, and Arch Replacement With Debranching of the Supraortic Vessels and Frozen Elephant Trunk
October 10, 2017
The authors present a case of aortic valve, ascending aorta, and arch replacement, which included debranching of the supra-aortic vessels and a frozen elephant trunk procedure. Additionally, the authors performed an extra-anatomic bypass for the left axillary artery.
September 26, 2017
In this video, the authors present the case of a patient with an extensive thoracic aorta aneurysm, who was treated with a two-stage hybrid approach.
August 30, 2017
Research recently published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery retrospectively compares outcomes of treatments for dissection of the descending thoracic or thoracoabdominal aorta.