A hybrid approach to total arch replacement is preferred by the authors, and a frozen elephant trunk (FET) was chosen for this case using an E-vita Open Neo.
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February 20, 2024
Mastering Redo Surgery after TAVR: Aortic and Mitral Replacement with Double Patch Repair and Aortic Root Reconstruction in Endocarditis after TAVR
January 18, 2024
In this series of videos, Dr. Vincent Gaudiani shares his experience in the new field of surgery after previous TAVR and provides his tips for safely performing redo surgery for a variety of indications including TAVR early and late failure, endocarditis, and when further valve surgery is required.
January 9, 2024
Editor in chief Dr. Joel Dunning spoke with Prof. Hans-Joachim Schäfers about his career as an expert surgeon in aortic repair and the Ross procedure. They also discuss the nuances of the Ross procedure in pediatric versus adult patients and the future of aortic surgery.
January 4, 2024
The study of acute aortic syndromes, particularly the study of aortic mechanics, is quite challenging due to the dynamic nature of the aorta, complex and variable geometry, and the presence of a valve in constant motion.
Consensus Statement on the Interhospital Transfer of Patients with Acute Aortic Syndrome: TRAVERSING Delphi Study
December 20, 2023
This paper utilized the Delphi method to establish interdisciplinary consensus for the initial investigations, diagnostic imaging, referral pathway and interhospital transfer for patients with acute aortic syndrome.
December 8, 2023
In this recording from the 2023 Transcatheter Heart Valves Greece conference, Dr. Konstantinos Koulogiannis, a cardiothoracic surgeon at Morristown Medical Center in new Jersey, USA, discusses M-TEER technology maturation and how it enables treatment of most anatomies.
December 6, 2023
This video introduces the author’s novel warm aortic arch repair strategy with a case video of warm hemiarch aortic repair in the post heart transplant setting.
ATAS 2023: False Lumen Occlusion Techniques in Chronic TBAD—When Are They Indicated and How Do They Work?
December 1, 2023
As a part of the 2023 Australian Thoracic Aortic Symposium, Prof. Tilo Kolbel presented on how to identify false lumen occlusion techniques in chronic TBAD and how they function.
November 3, 2023
As a part of the 2023 Australian Thoracic Aortic Symposium, Dr. John Elefteriades presented on his state-of-the-art research on the genetics of inheritable aortic diseases. Dr. Elefteriades is a cardiothoracic surgeon at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, United States.