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April 10, 2024
Watch Dr. Nicholas G. Smedira, surgical director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center at Cleveland Clinic, discuss the key components of a successful septal myectomy and demonstrate his technique.
April 9, 2024
This video focuses on surgical therapy of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, starting from the complex anatomical substratum, with detailed examples and accurate imaging to highlight all the targets and pitfalls in the surgical treatment of this pathology.
April 3, 2024
The device manufacturer Abiomed has issued a recall, issued Class I by the FDA, for its left-sided heart pumps due to cases in which the pump catheter has perforated the left ventricle wall. In its letter, Abiomed advised clinicians to carefully position the pump catheter, use imaging to aid in positioning, and to use caution in high-risk patients.
March 8, 2024
CTSNet Editor in Chief Joel Dunning recently presented at the 2023 joint conference of the AAPCHS and AATCVS, discussing global collaboration in cardiothoracic surgery. This recording is brought to you by CTSNet.
March 4, 2024
This video shows a day in the life of Professor Tristan Yan at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, where he performs three heart operations and three thoracic surgeries.
February 29, 2024
A novel transapical beating-heart septal myectomy (TA-BSM) procedure was performed for patients with latent obstruction and outcomes were compared with those for patients with resting obstruction.
February 23, 2024
In this session from the 2023 London Core Review Cardiothoracic Surgery Course, Professor Steven Westaby spoke on notable milestones in cardiac surgery.
January 23, 2024
Interesting conclusion on superiority of CRT over ICD
January 11, 2024
Preinterventional frailty assessment is gaining relevance in both cardiac surgery and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). Nowadays, frailty assessment is an essential part of the heart team discussions when evaluating patients for cardiac surgery and transcatheter interventions.
January 5, 2024
As a part of the 2023 joint international conference of the African Academy for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery and the African Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons, Dr. Bode Falase presented an update on the Nigeria Open Heart Surgery Registry.