Find it here: the 32nd EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy
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October 17, 2018
September 19, 2018
Management of tricuspid endocarditis in this single institution study of 63 patients included repair, replacement, and excision. Repair patients were older and sicker. Acute outcomes were similar among the groups.
September 19, 2018
A New York Times journalist travels with Team Heart, a nonprofit organization providing humanitarian heart surgery for rheumatic disease in Rwanda. In addition to highlighting the overwhelming need, her perspective illuminates some harsh realities of these efforts in resource-poor countries.
September 13, 2018
Torsten Doenst of the University Heart Center Thuringen in Germany presents a discussion on the importance of long-term durability when considering conventional versus transcatheter valves.
Functional Mitral Stenosis After Mitral Valve Repair for Type II Dysfunction: Determinants and Impacts on Long-Term Outcome
August 15, 2018
The authors reviewed their experience with 602 patients who underwent mitral repair for type II mitral regurgitation. Mitral stenosis was defined as a mean transmitral pressure gradient (MTPG) of > 5 mm Hg, and 51 patients (8.5%) had mitral stenosis by this criterion.
August 14, 2018
This video demonstrates the minimally invasive Ozaki technique for aortic valve reconstruction, including endoscopic harvesting of the pericardium and Ozaki aortic valve repair technique via an upper ministernotomy.
In Global News: Engineering Lungs, New Australian AFib Guidelines, and Considering Race in Lung Cancer Screening
August 3, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest Renowned former Formula 1 racing champion Niki Lauda recently underwent a lung transplant.
April 17, 2018
This video shows a right minithoracotomy for a complex mitral and tricuspid repair.
April 3, 2018
Dr Om Prakesh Yadava of the National Heart Institute in New Delhi, India, and Professor Vinayak Bapat of Columbia University in New York, USA, discuss transcatheter valve therapies and sutureless valves.
March 31, 2018
70-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger has undergone successful redo heart surgery at Ceders-Sinai Hospital, after an initial attempt to replace his pulmonic valve percutaneously. He famously underwent an attempted Ross Procedure in 1997, and the pulmonic valve left from that operation now required repeat surgery.