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.
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Adult congenital procedures
March 26, 2021
February 11, 2021
This video demonstrates a total repair of ToF through the left anterior minithoracotomy in a 33-year-old man.
January 25, 2021
This is a video demonstrating Dr James Tweddell's technique for his externally-supported Ross procedure utilizing a Sinus of Valsalva graft and Konno aortoventriculoplasty.
January 13, 2021
A large series of closure of atrial septal defects ( mostly secundum) in adult and some adolescent patients. There are token cases of other (moderate to severe) congenital cases included in this narrative. The Onans offer details on the evolution of their Da Vinci program in Istanbul.
November 2, 2020
This video presents the surgical repair of a symptomatic double aortic arch complete vascular ring in a 2-month-old boy.
Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement in Loeys-Dietz Patient With Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Right Coronary Artery
May 20, 2020
This video demonstrates Dr Tweddell's valve-sparing aortic root replacement technique in an adult Loeys-Dietz patient with anomalous aortic origin of the right coronary artery.
April 9, 2020
Another refreshing change of pace with an interesting pre-translational contibution to the genetics of atrial dysrhythmias.
November 20, 2019
In this study from the Mayo Clinic, outcomes of bioprosthetic valves placed in the pulmonary position in adults with congenital heart disease were evaluated. Cumulative prosthetic valve dysfunction at 15 years was 48%, raising the question of the efficacy of using such valves in this position.
October 7, 2019
The authors present the case of an adult woman with a severe aortic coarctation who received an extra-anatomical aortic bypass prior to a neurosurgical procedure in order to ensure organ perfusion during surgery.
September 16, 2019
This video illustrates two cases (right and left) of intramural coronary arteries and their surgical management using unroofing.