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Aorta

April 6, 2023
This video shows a case of successful closure of an aortic pseudoaneurysm and mitral paravalvular leak via a hybrid transapical approach.
March 14, 2023
This is a video of a reinforced Ross Procedure for a 44-year-old female who presented with acute onset chest pain and heart failure due to acute aortic insufficiency caused by a commissural rupture and aortic leaflet perforation.
February 23, 2023
As part of this study, patients 75 years and older with acute type A aortic dissection from 2011 to 2020 were reviewed. The surgical outcomes of noncommunicating acute type A dissection in this group were favorable, with no significant difference in maintaining physical function at discharge.
February 23, 2023
This video demonstrates extension TEVAR and fenestration of the dissection flap across the visceral plate in a patient with type B dissection.
November 3, 2022
On November 2, 2022, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) published an update to the 2010 ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Disease. The top ten take-home messages are:
September 20, 2022
Plasma metabolomic profiles were examined to determine differences in social determinants of health between Black and white women. This observational study paves the groundwork for further investigation of social disparity in atheromatous disease.
September 9, 2022
While transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has revolutionized the treatment of aortic stenosis, a new study in the American Journal of Cardiology showed that there may be a high risk of in-hospital mortality for patients who undergo surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) after TAVR.
September 4, 2022
This is the most recent data on the early mortality of acute type A aortic dissection within the first forty-eight hours from onset. Prior to this study, there was a lack of contemporary data that characterized the positive effects of timely surgery.
September 2, 2022
In the past, there has not been an accurate way to calculate mortality risk for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who have undergone a successful transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and have been discharged home.
July 15, 2022
In this article from Innovations, the authors highlight 7 pillars of key advice in performing the frozen elephant trunk separated by the following key areas:  1. Treatment of complex aortic pathologies with frozen elephant trunk  2. Frozen elephant trunk in acute aortic dissections 

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