Norman Briffa of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the UK discusses the decision between mechanical and biological valves, focusing on patients between the ages of 50 and 70 years old.
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July 18, 2019
June 20, 2019
Pouya Youssefi of Institut Mutualiste Montsouris in Paris, France, presents annuloplasty techniques in aortic root repair.
June 11, 2019
Tom C. Nguyen moderates a discussion of the recently published trials on TAVR in low-risk patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis, focusing on the implications these studies have for surgeons.
May 14, 2019
Abdelhadi Ismail of the Southampton University Hospitals Trust in the UK presents an educational series on cardiac anatomy in which he discusses some of the fundamental concepts.
Highlighting Recent Research: Prognosis of Severe Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis With and Without Surgery
May 10, 2019
Patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis whose initial treatment recommendation was to have an early aortic valve replacement had better survival after two years than patients who were watchfully waiting for symptoms to emerge.
May 7, 2019
The authors demonstrate the Nicks aortic root enlargement, which extends the aortotomy through the noncoronary annulus into the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve.
May 1, 2019
The authors discuss a technique of aortic root remodeling without handling of coronaries ostia and a special technique for the posterior aortic wall anastomosis that avoids risk of hidden leak and false aneurysm.
April 16, 2019
The authors present an aortic valve repair performed for a 34-year-old man with a history of tobacco use and hypertension.
April 11, 2019
The Heart Valve Society Annual Meeting 2019 streamed live from Sitges, Spain. Find the plenary sessions here.
Double Replacement With Reconstruction of the Aortomitral Fibrous Body for Invasive Valvular Endocarditis "Commando Procedure"
April 9, 2019
This video demonstrates the technique of the "Commando procedure" to treat invasive double valve endocarditis that involves the aortomitral fibrous body.