The authors present a successful surgical treatment in a 14-year-old girl with Loeys-Dietz syndrome; a redo aortic arch and ascending aorta replacement with a valve-sparing operation was performed.
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Redo Valve-Sparing Ascending Aorta and Total Arch Replacement in a Young Patient With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome: A Challenging Procedure
November 14, 2017
June 29, 2016
Joe Bavaria, current President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Vice Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, delivers an informative talk on hybrid approaches to aortic arch aneurysm repair.
May 18, 2016
Jorge Mascaro of Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom, discusses the significant challenge of aortic arch replacement and the various approaches a surgeon can take, giving special attention to the Birmingham approach.
July 13, 2015
This video demonstrates graft cannulation of the innominate artery as an alternative to axillary cannulation.
May 5, 2015
This video demonstrates the use of a Thoraflex device (frozen elephant trunk) as a "one-stage" solution for chronic Type B aortic dissection, with subsequent complete remodeling of the aorta.
March 2, 2015
Open repair is the standard for aneurysmal degeneration of the arch. Endovascular techniques offer an alternative for patients with prohibitive comorbidities. This video describes a complete endovascular arch reconstruction using a modified stent graft approach, combined with cervical debranching.
Unusual Presentation of Large Aortic Arch Aneurysms Associated with Aortic Coarctation in a 15-Year-Old Girl
February 3, 2015
This video shows the surgical correction of two large thoracic aortic aneurysms in a 15-year-old girl.
Aortic Arch Debranching Technique: Total Aortic Reconstruction from the Aortic Valve to the Aortic Arch
January 21, 2015
This video demonstrates a technique for aortic arch debranching and reconstruction in an elderly patient.
January 14, 2015
Deep hypothermia and cardioplegic myocardial arrest, with or without selective cerebral perfusion, is traditionally performed during aortic arch reconstruction. In this video, the authors describe a technique for selective cerebral perfusion combined with controlled coronary perfusion for hypoplastic aortic arch repair.
January 5, 2015
This video illustrates a novel technique for repairing a type A aortic dissection.