A brief but dense editorial included in a compedium on cardioplegia. The last sentence summarises what many colleagues would think on the matter of single-shot plegia for root surgery.
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Aortic arch anomalies
Commentary: Cardioplegia in complex root surgery for adults: Many solutions, but does it really matter?
September 13, 2021
April 8, 2021
This video illustrates the feasibility of aortic coarctation repair with a curved patch, which may decrease the risk of recurrent coarctation by minimizing kinks and anastomotic torsion.
March 1, 2021
The authors present a video of a total thoracoscopic repair of a double aortic arch in a pediatric patient.
Stage I Yasui (Modified Norwood/Sano) for Interrupted Aortic Arch Type A and Hypoplastic LVOT With a VSD in a 2 kg Neonate
February 8, 2021
This video demonstrates a stage-I Yasui procedure in the form of a modified Norwood/Sano for a 2 kg, 6-day old neonate with interrupted aortic arch type A, large posterior malalignment ventricular septal defect and severely hypoplastic left ventricular outflow tract (Z-score = - 4.5).
November 24, 2020
This is a comprehensive review of current strategies for monitoring and protection of the brain during aortic arch surgery under hypothermic circulatory arrest.
Biomechanics of Aortic Dissection: A Comparison of Aortas Associated With Bicuspid and Tricuspid Aortic Valves
July 31, 2020
Aneurysmal ascending aortas were collected from elective aortic surgery, and normal aortas from transplant donors, and dissected aortas from surgery for aortic dissection. These aortas underwent delamination testing in simulation of aortic dissection.
April 29, 2020
This video demonstrates the Ross procedure with Konno aortoventriculoplasty in a 4-year-old patient with severe, recurrent aortic stenosis.
April 9, 2020
The authors present a video of an abbarent subclavian artery repair.
Perioperative Care After Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: The Baylor College of Medicine Experience. Part 2: Postoperative Considerations
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.
Perioperative Care After Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: The Baylor College of Medicine Experience. Part 1: Preoperative Management
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.