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.
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Adult congenital procedures
November 20, 2019
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.
July 29, 2019
This narrated video highlights an aortic valve repair performed for a 47-year-old man who presented with severe, symptomatic aortic regurgitation on a quadricuspid valve.
VATS Resection for Extralobar Pulmonary Sequestration With a Large Aberrant Artery After Endoluminal Stenting and Plug Occlusion
June 17, 2019
The authors present the case of a 57-year old man with a pulmonary sequestration with an abnormal large artery situated in the inferior pulmonary ligament.
May 15, 2019
This video demonstrates the surgical repair of an anomalous right coronary artery arising from the pulmonary artery that was discovered incidentally during a workup for possible pulmonary embolus.
May 9, 2019
Fuhrman and colleagues investigated the occurrence of acute kidney injury (AKI) in young adults with congenital heart disease undergoing a surgical procedure, a group of patients that is increasing in number.
May 2, 2019
The overarching, free to read under terms, of the TAVR mini-compendium of this week: the most complex question remains "what is a reasonable expectation of a stakeholder on outcomes of aortic stenosis?"
April 10, 2019
This is an educational video on the completion of a transaortic septal myectomy.
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy to Treat Unilateral Congenital Venous Stenosis in an Adult
April 5, 2019
The author presents an unusual situation where a pneumonectomy was performed to treat symptomatic congenital pulmonary venous stenosis in an adult patient.