This is a case of an eight-month-old boy with double outlet right ventricle (DORV) and l-malposed great arteries who underwent complete repair via a trans-right atrial approach. An intraventricular tunnel is created using the curved part of a 14 mm Hemashield tube graft.
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June 28, 2022
Cardiopulmonary Consequences of Vaping in Adolescents: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
June 23, 2022
This scientific statement is a granular contribution to a major cardiovascular issue, illuminating nuances of the "generally recognized as safe" (GRAS) FDA designation. One would expect the relevant Thoracic Associations in North America and Europe to contribute to this debate.
June 22, 2022
Watch the June 17 recording of the ISMICS 2022 Cardiac Masters Session 2A: Aortic Valve and Aorta.
June 20, 2022
CTSNet presents the recording of "Addressing the Complex Aortic Root Patient: Streamlining the Bentall Procedure.” This webinar was live broadcasted on Wednesday, June 15 by CTSNet in collaboration with Edwards Lifesciences.
May 20, 2022
This is a compreshensive review on the experience with use of TEVAR in patients with Marfan syndrome, including durablity, complications, and timing, etc. Drs. Steinmetz and Cosellihe also discussed the role and trend of TEVAR in Marfan paitents with aortic disease.
May 18, 2022
Gripping vignette of a fatal case of renocardiac pathologies. The stills from the (sadly non-contrast) CTA are most interesting.
May 9, 2022
Iatrogenic aortic dissection is a rare but catastrophic complication of cardiac surgery. This video shows two cases of extensive type A aortic dissection occurring during elective cardiac surgery.
April 20, 2022
On April 20, 2020, Terumo Aortic announced that the US FDA has granted approval for the Thoraflex Hybrid frozen elephant trunk prothesis. This is the first FET prosthesis commercially available in the US and will bring a new viable treatment option for patients with diseases of the aortic arch and descending aorta.
April 12, 2022
This book by John Elefteriades and Bulat Ziganshin represents a distillation of forty years of clinical practice in treating patients with diseases of the thoracic aorta.
March 30, 2022
Interesting case-control study on variations of aortovascular compliance