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May 19, 2021
This video demonstrates the Cox-Maze IV procedure for surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation via median sternotomy.
May 18, 2021
We describe a combined single-step electrophysiological (EP) and surgical approach, where the endocardial part primarily maps the sinoatrial node and the area of earliest activation and the epicardial part primarily performs the sinus node sparing ablation of the venae cavae and crista terminalis.
May 18, 2021
The development and evolution of the Cox Maze procedure is discussed by Patrick McCarthy, MD.
May 17, 2021
Hosted by Joel Dunning, MD, this latest Beat episode features an engaging interview with Sean Grondin, president of STS.
May 14, 2021
This video demonstrates a novel non-atriotomy epicardial approach to the maze procedure with intraoperative testing.
May 13, 2021
Using home-made loops for mitral valve repair is demonstrated in this video.
May 12, 2021
This video demonstrates a VATS left lower lobe lobectomy procedure, using the fissure last approach in a patient who had pulmonary sequestration with inflammatory lymph nodes in the hilum.
May 11, 2021
Guest Editor Marc W. Gerdisch, MD, highlights areas that broaden our perspective on atrial fibrillation in his series "Surgical Atrial Fibrillation - What We Must Do and What We Can Do."
May 11, 2021
Two cases of surgical aortic valve replacement are presented using the Intuity Elite Rapid Deployment valve, highlighting tricks to avoid paravalvular leak.
May 10, 2021
Septal myectomy for an 11-year-old boy with symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.