A half-turned truncal root is a complex cardiac surgical procedure that can be carried out with good success. It provides good hemodynamics and better growth potential in children with complex TGA.
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Double Switch Operation for Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries and Ventricular Septal Defect
December 1, 2022
This video shows a case of surgical correction of CCTGA and VSD in a five-year-old boy, using the double switch operation.
November 29, 2022
This video describes repair of a ventricular septal rupture presumed to be from an ischemic event after a failed percutaneous device closure using an anterior approach and a single patch technique.
November 24, 2022
This video shows a concomitant ascending-to-descending aortic bypass and mitral valve replacement via median sternotomy.
November 17, 2022
This video demonstrates a double switch operation with an arterial switch and modified Senning procedure for congenitally corrected transposition. Key technical modifications in the atrial and arterial switch components are highlighted.
November 14, 2022
This video shows the cone repair technique for a severe form of Ebstein’s anomaly with significant posterior leaflet deficiency, requiring autologous pericardium patch enlargement.
November 8, 2022
This video demonstrates the interdigitating technique for repair of aortic coarctation and arch hypoplasia through a median sternotomy in a neonate.
October 25, 2022
This video shows technique of subaortic membrane resection via cosmetic right axillary thoracotomy.
October 18, 2022
Preventing chronic pulmonary insufficiency has been a challenge in Tetralogy of Fallot repair, but this video demonstrates a novel technique of creating a valve for the right ventricular outflow tract from the right atrial appendage in order to remedy this problem.
July 15, 2022
In this article, Sinha et al performed a cross-sectional survey evaluating gender-related differences in congenital heart surgeon practice. They found that there were significant differences in the rate of discouragement for women to pursue a career in congenital heart surgery, as well as lower starting salaries and ranks.