Filmed at the 2018 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Mohamad Bashir moderates a discussion on the importance of valve repair in aortic root aneurysm.
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March 7, 2019
March 6, 2019
A 32-year-old man presenting with congestive heart failure, severe aortic insufficiency, and a unicuspid aortic valve underwent successful valve repair using aortic ring annuloplasty.
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March 1, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest One of the professional golfers who qualified for this weekend’s PGA Tour event is also a two-time heart transplant recipient.
February 28, 2019
Bil Kirmani of the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital in the UK compares minimally invasive and open surgical approaches for aortic valve replacement.
February 22, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest
February 19, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate the Perclose® suture mediated closure technique for closure of the femoral artery after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
February 13, 2019
This Cardiac Surgery Essentials series from Guest Editor Dr Tsuyoshi Kaneko illustrates basic skills that cardiac surgeons need to possess in their everyday practice, with videos that focus on important aspects of procedures for which demonstrations can be difficult to find.
January 24, 2019
Hans-Joachim Shäfers of Saarland University Medical Center in Germany presents his tips and tricks for aortic root remodeling.
January 23, 2019
Vergnat and colleagues retrospectively evaluated long-term outcomes for neonates who underwent either balloon valvotomy or open valvoplasty between 1989 and 2015 (51 and 52 patients, respectively). Although both methods offer good survival benefits, open valvoplasty was associated with a higher freedom from operation during the follow-up period.
January 18, 2019
David and colleagues prospectively examined long-term results of the Ross procedure, following a cohort of 212 patients over a median 18.0 years (interquartile range, 14.6-21.2). They report 10.8% cumulative mortality and 16.8% cumulative probability of Ross-related reoperations at 20 years.