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Endocarditis and Inflammatory Diseases

January 15, 2019
The authors demonstrate how to use one homograft root in reoperative infected aortic root/hemiarch reconstruction with the use of a handmade bovine pericardial aortic tube to replace the ascending aorta and unite the divided homograft.
August 15, 2018
This video highlights the use of the Konno procedure to safely expose the root of the aorta in a patient with an aortic root abscess and a history of multiple cardiac surgeries.
August 9, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Juan P. Umana of the Fundacion Cardioinfantil in Bogota, Colombia, interviews Jose Navia of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, about the "hemi-commando" procedure for double-valve endocarditis.
August 6, 2018
This video presents a rare Gerbode defect secondary to aortic and tricuspid valve endocarditis, along with its surgical management using sliding tricuspid valve annuloplasty.