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July 8, 2024
The dogma to avoid paravalvular leak was challenged with the use of only nine pairs of sutures without pledget. This video shows a technical variation with pledgets between the pairs of sutures.
July 8, 2024
The patient in this video is a fit seventy-six-year-old man. Twenty-five years previously, he had a Ross procedure, later presenting with aortic root dilation.
July 5, 2024
Another video in Dr. Tristan Yan’s series demonstrates one way to arrest the heart in a mini-access aortic root replacement.
June 27, 2024
This video is a balanced, gripping presentation on an increasingly common emergency problem for the on-call cardiac surgeon. Professor Oo discusses the evolving landscape of surgery for acute De Bakey I and II pathologies of the aortic organ.
June 24, 2024
This video shows the case of a forty-year-old man who presented with a 6 cm pear-shaped dilated aortic root.
June 21, 2024
Next in his series, Dr. Tristan Yan presents a case of type A aortic dissection and his technique when faced with these critical cases.
June 21, 2024
This video demonstrates how the surgical team managed to save an elderly woman who presented initially with tamponade and contained aortic rupture, but subsequently developed frank aortic rupture. The patient underwent aortic root and hemi-arch replacement under this critical circumstance. The patient had a full recovery without any neurological complications.
June 19, 2024
Dr. Vince Gaudiani introduces his series on different techniques for aortic root reconstruction.
June 14, 2024
This video demonstrates dissection of the visceral pericardium for ascending aortic and hemiarch replacement.
June 14, 2024
Prof. Tristan Yan demonstrates the importance of the visceral pericardium in addressing type A aortic dissection.