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Aorta

June 19, 2020
A large retrospective review of almost three decades of extensive thoracoabdominal aortic surgery, with considerable educational value especially on the anatomicoclinical correlations of the spinal vasculature.
June 11, 2020
As TAVR is used in progressively lower-risk cohorts, management of device failure will become increasingly important. This study reports the largest series of patients receiving a surgical reoperation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) using the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
May 18, 2020
In this video, the authors demonstrate their approach for type Ia endoleak in a step-by-step fashion.
May 15, 2020
Bavaria et al reported the five-year outcomes of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) of complicated acute type B aortic dissection (TBAD) in the DISSECTION trial. In this prospective, nonrandomized study, 50 patients were treated with the Valiant Captivia thoracic stent graft for acute complicated TBAD.
April 28, 2020
This video demonstrates the eoperation for annuloaortic ectasia in a Jehovah’s Witness with prior cardiac surgery that could be performed successfully utilizing the Cabrol procedure combined with the Cabrol patch technique.
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.

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