Between February 23 and March 1, 2019, a heart surgery team from the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, UK, conducted a medical mission to Kumasi, Ghana, in order to perform adult heart surgery and place pacemakers. Find their daily video blog here.
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February 14, 2019
The authors highlight useful tips and methods to avoid common pitfalls for others who are interested in adding these methods to their armamentarium.
December 5, 2018
Using remodeling aortic and mitral annuloplasty rings, a double valve repair was accomplished in a young patient with Marfan syndrome.
November 14, 2018
The authors describe the thoracoscopic resection of a massive left atrial myxoma that was causing functional mitral stenosis.
October 30, 2018
This video demonstrates the insertion of postoperative chest drains. The authors detail the procedure in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
February 8, 2018
Mark Bennett of the Southwest Cardiothoracic Unit in Plymouth, UK, discusses biomarkers for problems during cardiopulmonary bypass.
December 13, 2017
Filmed at the STS 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, Emily Farkas moderates a discussion on changing the perceptions of women in cardiothoracic surgery.
November 28, 2017
This video was filmed on a cardiac surgery mission to Enugu Nigeria, led by Emily Farkas and sponsored by CardioStart and the VOOM Foundation.
November 9, 2017
Federico Venuta of the Sapienza University of Rome in Italy discusses surgical reconstruction techniques following resection of T4 lung cancer tumors.
September 15, 2017
Dr Peyman Sardari Nia is a Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon in the department of cardiothoracic surgery at Maastricht University Medical Center, the Netherlands, where he specializes in minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery.