A model of mortality risk for adults with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery was presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
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Adult congenital procedures
July 5, 2022
The cone technique changed the way Ebstein’s anomaly is repaired in surgical practice. This technique is a well-standardized, reproducible approach that produces satisfactory results. The video shows a step-by-step approach to the cone repair in an adult patient with type-C Ebstein’s anomaly.
May 5, 2022
A sixty-three-year-old man recently developed progressive exercise intolerance, lower extremity edema, and orthostatic hypotension. He had a history of syncope secondary to sick-sinus-syndrome status post permanent pacemaker placement in 2001.
March 22, 2022
In this video, a twenty-year-old woman with severe aortic prosthetic dysfunction undergoes a fourth-time sternotomy with modified pulmonary autograft (Ross) aortic root replacement and a revision of pervious ascending-to-descending aortic bypass graft.
March 15, 2022
A sixty-year-old woman with angina. A coronary angiography showed an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left coronary cusp.
November 10, 2021
We present our techniques of aortic valve repair in patients with congenital heart disease.
Direct Anatomic Reimplantation of Malignant Right Coronary Artery Without Aortotomy: A Two Patient Case Report
October 27, 2021
The authors describe a direct reimplantation technique that does not involve aortotomy or pericardial patch of the aorta in patients with malignant right anomalous coronary arteries.
Commentary: Cardioplegia in complex root surgery for adults: Many solutions, but does it really matter?
September 13, 2021
A brief but dense editorial included in a compedium on cardioplegia. The last sentence summarises what many colleagues would think on the matter of single-shot plegia for root surgery.
July 27, 2021
Transcaval technique for repair of superior vena cava type, sinus venosus atrial septal defect with partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage of right upper and middle pulmonary veins with patent foramen ovale without Warden procedure to avoid future SVC and rhythm problems.
March 26, 2021
On Friday, March 26, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) System to be used to treat pediatric and adult patients with a native or surgically-repaired right ventricular outflow tract who have severe pulmonary valve regurgitation.