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Ascending Aorta

March 15, 2019
The authors illustrate the replacement of the ascending aorta and aortic valve in a patient with a giant aneurysm of the ascending aorta.
March 5, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate a two-stage hybrid treatment for DeBakey type I aortic dissection, consisting of an ascending aorta and arch replacement with elephant trunk technique and endovascular treatment of the descending aorta.
November 14, 2017
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.
June 25, 2015
John Elefteriades of Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, United States, shares ten tips for circulatory support during aortic surgery.
April 1, 2015
Tal Golesworthy and Tom Treasure discuss the development of the ExoVasc and its future as an alternative to aortic root replacement.
January 21, 2015
This video demonstrates a technique for aortic arch debranching and reconstruction in an elderly patient.
November 17, 2014
This video illustrates the technique used to repair an aortic dissection with a tear involving the aortic root contiguous with the right coronary artery (RCA). In addition to the dissection repair, an aortic root replacement and a jump graft to the RCA are performed.
September 24, 2014
This video commences with a brief presentation on the management of Type A aortic dissections and proceeds into an operative video showing the steps used when operating on these cases.
August 4, 2014
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive repair of a bicuspid aortic valve and ascending aortic aneurysm through the upper ministernotomy approach.
February 14, 2014
The operating surgeons report an elderly female patient with a 7 cm ascending aorta aneurysm. The operating surgeons used a simple Dacron sleeve technique that avoided circulatory arrest and shortened the cross clamp and cardiopulmonary support time. Moreover, the single aortic suture line decreased the haemostasis problem.

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