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Cardiac

November 17, 2020
A latge RCT of the first myosin inhibitor in severe chronic heart failure: somewhat difficult to interpret results, as deaths were slightly higher in the intervention group while there was no 'significant' benefit in cardiovascular deaths.
November 16, 2020
This article describes the optimal patient’s selection criteria, outlines a step by step approach with procedural imaging guidance, and defines the role of a heart team approach in achieving optimal outcomes for catheter-based mitral intervention.
November 16, 2020
In this important article published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery by Drs. Preventza et al, they report on the sex, racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular trials in the US.
November 16, 2020
This article from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Virtual Conference Taskforce provides recommendations applicable to all virtual meetings and beyond with focused dicscussion on timezones, diversity/inclusion and how to optimize participant interactivity and networking. 
November 9, 2020
This video demonstrates an extra-anatomical bypass for the repair of an adult distal arch restenosis.
November 6, 2020
This original article by Linardi et al. analysis the outcome of slow versus fast rewarming after hypothermic circulatory arrest in a rat model. They observed reduced inflammatory and oxidative stress and also a higher cerebral blood flow within the slow rewarming group compared to the fast rewarming group.
November 4, 2020
In this Beat podcast episode, Joel Dunning discusses the EXCEL trial and European guidelines, percutaneous interventions with coronary bypass surgery, management of aortic emergencies during COVID-19, and osimertinib in positive resected cancer.
October 27, 2020
The authors demonstrate, in this video, a technique to manage the contained rupture of wrapped ascending aorta by redo sternotomy, replacement of aortic valve, replacement of ascending aorta, and coronary artery bypass grafting.
October 26, 2020
This video demonstrates the successful management of a complicated case of severe mitral regurgitation after a long ECMO course through ministernotomy.
October 20, 2020
In this episode, listen in as Nikki Stamp discusses recent news topics, including acute type A aortic dissection, myocardial revascularization, and the impact of sex outcomes after revascularization for multivessel coronary disease.

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