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April 3, 2024
Watch Dr. Edward Soltesz, a cardiac surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic, discuss and demonstrate his method for performing a Bio-Bentall procedure and myectomy.
March 27, 2024
This study used the German registry of acute aortic dissection type A (GERAADA) score to predict thirty-day mortality in an aortic center in the United States. Six-hundred-eighty-five patients who underwent surgery for acute type A aortic dissection were included. Thirty-day mortality was 12 percent.
March 21, 2024
This video presents a complex cardiac surgical challenge. The authors salvage a young life from a redo Bentall procedure with a repeat to aortic pseudoaneurysm repair.
March 14, 2024
In the last decades, four different scores for the prediction of mortality following surgery for type A acute aortic dissection (TAAD) were proposed. Researchers aimed to validate these scores in a large external multicenter cohort. The study retrospectively analyzed patients who underwent surgery for TAAD between 2000 and 2020.
March 7, 2024
In this article the authors aimed to report the midterm outcomes after endovascular aortic repair in patients with Marfan or Loeys-Dietz syndrome. Patients were analyzed based on the timing of the procedure, whether it was an elective or emergency procedure, and the nature of the landing zone (safe vs. unsafe).
February 29, 2024
These guidelines, endorsed by the EACTS and STS, represent the organizations’ official viewpoints on aortic syndromes. This comprehensive document details all known aspects of the natural history, diagnosis, and treatment of both acute and chronic aortic pathologies.
February 20, 2024
A hybrid approach to total arch replacement is preferred by the authors, and a frozen elephant trunk (FET) was chosen for this case using an E-vita Open Neo.
January 18, 2024
In this series of videos, Dr. Vincent Gaudiani shares his experience in the new field of surgery after previous TAVR and provides his tips for safely performing redo surgery for a variety of indications including TAVR early and late failure, endocarditis, and when further valve surgery is required.
January 9, 2024
Editor in chief Dr. Joel Dunning spoke with Prof. Hans-Joachim Schäfers about his career as an expert surgeon in aortic repair and the Ross procedure. They also discuss the nuances of the Ross procedure in pediatric versus adult patients and the future of aortic surgery.