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Aortic valve disease

September 28, 2022
The frozen elephant trunk procedure has evolved immensely in the past few years. For your viewing convenience, we have gathered a list of CTSNet's most popular content involving the procedure.
July 19, 2022
This video demonstrates a case of TAVR explantation due to late transcatheter heart valve thrombosis leading to cardiogenic shock in a sixty-seven-year-old woman who underwent TAVR forty-one months prior.
July 11, 2022
This video explains the failure of a small bioprosthetic aortic valve and details an annular enlargement procedure using a Y-incision and rectangular patch in a sixty-seven-year-old woman who presented with severe aortic valve regurgitation. The incision enabled implantation of a 25 mm bioprosthetic aortic valve compared to the patient’s previous size of 19 mm.
July 7, 2022
Keep up with the world of cardiac robotics surgery by viewing the 2022 Surgical Robotics and Innovation Summit, held in June 2022 in Sydney, Australia, in partnership with the ANNALS of Cardiothoracic Surgery and CTSNet.
June 30, 2022
Can you believe it’s already July? To celebrate 2022's halfway mark, we’ve rounded up six of the most popular in the cardiac specialty videos published so far this year.
May 25, 2022
This video gives a step-by-step description of the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure, with a specific focus on the use of a self-expanding transcatheter valve.
May 12, 2022
Aortic valve replacement in patients with dextrocardia and situs inversus totalis is technically challenging, and several anatomical aspects should be considered. We present a video showing the surgical resolution of a case of dextrocardia and situs inversus totalis with severe aortic stenosis in an octogenarian patient.
May 10, 2022
In this case study, the authors demonstrate the "Y" incision and rectangular patch technique to enlarge the aortic annulus by four valve sizes and implant a size 27 Top Hat mechanical valve, as well as discuss tips and pitfalls.
May 2, 2022
A forty-two-year-old patient on hemodialysis required a redo Commando operation for recurrent infectious endocarditis. This video shows the steps the surgeon took to complete the operation.
April 9, 2022
This study from the Canadian Ross Registry evaluated 466 consecutive patients who underwent a Ross procedure using a decellularized cryopreserved pulmonary homograft and evaluated for pulmonary homograft dysfunction.

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