This video describes an unusual case of sinus of Valsalva aneurysm rupture, which presented as acute appendicitis and clinical sepsis. ECMO initiation is an absolute contraindication in the setting of unrestricted pulmonary blood flow.
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May 4, 2016
Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz of Nouvel Hôpital Civil, Strasbourg, France, discusses the use of ECMO in thoracic surgery.
March 23, 2016
Robert Bartlett, Emeritus Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, presents an informative talk on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
January 6, 2016
Michael Acker of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, gives an in-depth talk on the current state of temporary mechanical circulatory support practices in the United States.
August 12, 2015
Arie Blitz of the McAllen Heart Hospital, Texas, takes an in-depth look at extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
May 7, 2015
A panel of five experts discuss the use of ECMO in a roundtable discussion, which was filmed at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.
March 26, 2015
In this video, an expert panel discusses the use of ECMO in the treatment of adult pulmonary failure. Marcus Williams presents the case history of a 42-year-old patient who was placed on ECMO after an acute lung injury.
September 23, 2014
Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz of Strasbourg University Hospital takes an in-depth look at extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and its use in thoracic surgery.
What is the Optimal Position for the Surgeon during an Infracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage Repair?
July 23, 2014
This video shows the repair of an infracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage (TAPVD) with the surgeon standing to the left of the patient.
July 21, 2014
This video demonstrates VA ECMO using the right axillary artery and the right femoral vein.