On July 22, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery published this consensus statement on nomenclature and classification of the congenital bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) and Its aortopathy.
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Aortic valve disease (congenital)
International Consensus Statement on Nomenclature and Classification of the Congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Its Aortopathy for Clinical, Surgical, Interventional and Research Purposes
July 22, 2021
June 4, 2021
On May 25, 2021, Dr. David Heimansohn successfully performed the first surgical implantation of biopolymer Tria™ heart valve in a patient with mitral valve disease at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN.
April 27, 2021
There are concerns surrounding false negative upper respiratory tract COVID-19 swabs in asymptomatic patients and planned for surgery. Two patients who underwent major elective cardiac surgery are presented.
Commentary: Aortic replacement for bicuspid aortic valve disease—How much is too much (or too little)?
March 9, 2021
A brief editorial with a clear message on the importance of genomics in tailoring aortic surgery to individual patients' long-term outlook.in bicuspid aortic valve disease in the absence of arch dilatation
January 25, 2021
This is a video demonstrating Dr James Tweddell's technique for his externally-supported Ross procedure utilizing a Sinus of Valsalva graft and Konno aortoventriculoplasty.
November 25, 2020
This video demonstrates a redo sternotomy with a Ross procedure after previous aortic valve repair.
The "One Stop Aortic Shop": Single-Stage Repair of Coarctation of the Aorta With Concomitant Root Aneurysm and Bicuspid Valve
October 20, 2020
This video demonstrates the techniques for ascending to descending aorta bypass and aortic root replacement for a patient who presented with aortic coarctation and dilated aortic root aneurysm with a bicuspid valve.
Posterolateral Tunnel Fontan, Bilateral Classic Glenn Centralization, and Right Upper Pulmonary Vein Translocation
September 11, 2020
This video demonstrates a posterolateral tunnel Fontan, bilateral classic Glenn centralization, and right upper pulmonary vein translocation in a patient with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
August 28, 2020
The Ozaki aortic valve neo-cuspidization technique can be applied in patients with congenital heart disease with unicuspid valves, with excellent early results.
April 29, 2020
This video demonstrates the Ross procedure with Konno aortoventriculoplasty in a 4-year-old patient with severe, recurrent aortic stenosis.