The author presents a video of a simplistic technique for a fenestrated frozen elephant trunk (FET), which allows for more aggressive treatment of the aortic arch at the time of type A dissection, as well as stabilization of the true lumen.
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April 2, 2019
This video demonstrates the surgical correction of congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis utilizing a modified three-patch aortic root reconstruction technique in an adult patient.
March 5, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate a two-stage hybrid treatment for DeBakey type I aortic dissection, consisting of an ascending aorta and arch replacement with elephant trunk technique and endovascular treatment of the descending aorta.
February 7, 2019
Aung Ye Oo of The Barts Heart Centre in London, UK, discusses the use of endovascular stents in patients with connective tissue disorders.
January 31, 2019
Giovanni Mariscalco of the University of Leicester Glenfield Hospital in the UK discusses the need for improved guidelines on screening patients for nonsyndromic thoracic aortic disease.
January 22, 2019
Om P Yadava and Roberto Di Bartolomeo discuss the reasons for the increasing number of redo aortic surgeries and recent advances like the frozen elephant trunk and endovascular repair.
January 18, 2019
This video demonstrates an anterior translocation of the circumflex aortic arch for the management of esophageal compression.
January 15, 2019
The authors demonstrate how to use one homograft root in reoperative infected aortic root/hemiarch reconstruction with the use of a handmade bovine pericardial aortic tube to replace the ascending aorta and unite the divided homograft.
October 25, 2018
Olaf Wendler of King's College Hospital in London, UK, presents a discussion on the 2017 ESC/EACTS guidelines for the management of valvular heart disease.
September 18, 2018
This video demonstrates the steps of an acute type A aortic dissection repair.