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Adult congenital procedures

February 14, 2024
This video demonstrates unroofing of an extensive myocardial bridge compressing the left anterior descending coronary artery using fluorescent guided angiography.
September 21, 2023
In this study, the authors evaluated survival after heart transplantation in adults with single and biventricular congenital heart disease against those receiving a transplant without congenital heart disease. It is a retrospective analysis over a fifteen-year period.
September 12, 2023
Survivors of Acute Stanford B (DeBakey III) in Holland: a patient-cantered follow-up indicating that the treatment strategy did not influence quality of life.
August 16, 2023
Recently, NICE released guidance from the British regulatory body limiting the Ozaki operation to research until further review, which is scheduled in three calendar years. The overarching concern appears to be the durability of the autoprosthesis. NICE guidelines have the strongest influence in healthcare in the United Kingdom and often abroad.
August 4, 2023
This report describes a new Society of Thoracic Surgeons mortality risk model for adults with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiac operations that are not included in existing risk models. A risk model was developed using forty-seven congenital variables in 192,196 patients operated on between 2011 and 2019.
April 6, 2023
This video shows a case of successful closure of an aortic pseudoaneurysm and mitral paravalvular leak via a hybrid transapical approach.
January 27, 2023
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.
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.