Patient Care and General Interest
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Transcatheter Mitral Intervention
June 1, 2018
April 13, 2018
Patient Care Michael Mack and Alec Vahanian discuss the state and future of transcatheter mitral valve replacement.
Hybrid Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement With a Transcatheter Valve in the Setting of Mitral Annular Calcification
March 29, 2018
This video shows a novel technique using a transcatheter valve deployed in the mitral position during open surgery.
In Global News: Smallest Heart Valve for Infants, a Modified TAVR Valve for TMVR, and Thoracic Outlet Surgery Fashion
March 9, 2018
Patient Care Carter Capps, a pitcher for professional baseball team the San Diego Padres, has made himself a necklace out of the rib surgeons removed during his thoracic outlet surgery.
February 2, 2018
A brief note on the feasibility (or not) of RCT on surgery for mitral fibroelastic prolapse.
January 26, 2018
Patient Care A CABG operation performed at the Uganda Heart Institute at Mulago National Referral Hospital was done by an all-Ugandan surgical team for the first time.
January 5, 2018
A large cadaveric study of the scalloping of normal mitral valve leaflets. As the accompanying editorial points out, it would be useful to correlate the cadaveric observations to imaging and surgical anatomy.
December 26, 2017
The Task Force for the Management of Valvular Heart Disease of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) copublished the 2017 guidelines for the management of valvular disease in the European Heart Journal and in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.
November 17, 2017
In Global News: ECG via WhatsApp, TAVR on the Cheap in South Africa, and Afternoon Heart Surgery Please
October 27, 2017