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Endocarditis and Inflammatory Diseases

April 9, 2019
This video demonstrates the technique of the "Commando procedure" to treat invasive double valve endocarditis that involves the aortomitral fibrous body.
March 29, 2019
In this video, the authors share the approach they use to treat patients requiring Bentall surgery for infective endocarditis: a subannular implantation technique and the use of a 100% pericardial valved conduit.
March 12, 2019
This video shows a complex mitral valve repair using a modification of the Leipzig loop technique with a modular Gore-Tex neochord system to address the anterior and the posterior leaflet.
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.