In this article, the authors demonstrate a novel technique of antegrade cardioplegia decannulation using the Cor-Knot system with phenomenal video and description on their case series. This technique has great utility in cases where closing the cardioplegia cannulation site can be challenging in minimally invasive video-assisted cardiac surgery.
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Antegrade Cardioplegia Decannulation Made Simple With the Cor-Knot System: Technique and Tips After 20 Consecutive and Controlled Patients
September 12, 2020
August 9, 2018
This is a look at the costs related to surgical site infections (SSI), as defined by CDC. They show the impact on the monetary costs as well as length of stay with a variety of treatment methods. The costs of a deep SSI add significanty to the overall procedure costs, mainly due to the additional length of stay.
July 10, 2018
This video demonstrates the authors' technique for a minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass procedure, shown step-by-step in single vessel disease.
May 10, 2017
David Taggart of John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom, considers the evidence for the best second choice conduit for CABG after the left internal mammary.
September 29, 2016
David Taggart of the University of Oxford, UK, argues that CABG remains the best therapy for coronary artery disease.
July 21, 2016
David Taggart of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, reviews the evidence for using the radial artery as the first choice for the second conduit in coronary bypass surgery.
June 23, 2016
In this STS-sponsored webinar, an expert panel of speakers presents on a broad spectrum of issues regarding readmission following cardiac surgery in general, and coronary bypass surgery in particular.