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Aorta

March 22, 2020
A panel of experts debates the threshold for aortic replacement in bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy.
March 9, 2020
The authors present a video highlighting the surgical details of a modified button-Bentall operation specifically designed to incorporate any type of prosthetic valve in composite conduit aortic root replacement.
March 5, 2020
During his 25-year practice, Konstandinos A. Plestis has performed over 1,200 aortic operations and shares his hints and tips in this video.
February 25, 2020
Mohamad Bashir interviews Duke Cameron, who shares his technique for valve-sparing aortic root replacement, stressing the importance of extensive dissection of the aortic root and selection of the correct graft for the individual patient.
February 25, 2020
Drs Mohamad Bashir, Joseph Bavaria, Ali Khoynezhad, Martin Grabenwoger, and Heinz Jakob discuss the controversies of the treatment of thoracic aortic dissection, including risk identification, strategies for the optimal treatment approach, and the appropriate surgical intervention.
February 20, 2020
The authors revisit the older, somewhat misinterpreted hypothesis of cocoa and vasodilation. The title may again be misinterpreted by the general media as an encouragement to gorge on HIGH CALORIE, HIGH FAT nutrients
February 19, 2020
Dr Coselli and associates from Baylor published a comprehensive review of their practice in the perioperative management of patients undergoing thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.  This is the second part of the review, focusing on fundamentals of postoperative care and management of operative complications.
February 19, 2020
Dr Coselli and associates from Baylor published a comprehensive review of their practice in the perioperative management of patients undergoing thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.  This is the first part of the review. The unique preoperative considerations to reduce the risk of adverse operative outcomes are expounded. 
February 11, 2020
In this video, the authors demonstrate a modified Manouguian aortoplasty in patients with 16 mm aortic annuli.
February 3, 2020
In this video, the authors describe how they surgically managed an infant with coarctation of the aorta with few collaterals and severe pulmonary artery hypertension using an arch to descending thoracic aorta bypass circuit.

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