The report emphasizes the importance of surgery for such cardiac hydatid cysts whenever discovered to prevent fatal and unexpected death. Although cardiac hydatid cyst is a rare disease, early diagnosis and treatment is of great importance because of frequent fatal complications. CT scan is excellent modality for diagnosis. Surgical excision is the best treatment modality for cardiac hydatid cysts located in the pericardium.
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June 22, 2021
June 21, 2021
Patient with a known history of situs inversus was referred for surgical correction of severe mitral regurgitation. The surgery was minimally invasive. The challenges with performing the surgery are presented in the video.
June 15, 2021
This video illustrates the epicardial part of the convergent procedure with application of a left atrial appendage clip all through a left thoracoscopic approach.
Timing of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting After Acute Myocardial Infarction May Not Influence Mortality and Readmissions
June 15, 2021
Fascinating confirmation of null hypotheses including bleeding complications and survival in a Pennsylvanian cohort study, despite the easily predictable previous PCI, hock, and IABP prevalence in the emergency group. The statistical model is elaborate and complex. Perhaps a randomized trial could now be justified!
Ancona Virtual Live Course: Minimally Invasive and Transcatheter Cardiac Surgery From Theory to Practice, Episode II
June 12, 2021
The recording from the Ancona Live Virtual Course – Minimally Invasive and Trans-Catheter Cardiac Surgery – Episode II, presented on June 7 and 8, 2021, is now available!
Transaortic Extended Left Ventricular Septal Myectomy in an Adult With Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
June 11, 2021
This video shows the operative technique of extended left ventricular septal myectomy in an adult with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Repair of Saccular Aortic Arch Aneurysm in a Patient With Behcet Disease and Multiple Aortic Aneurysms
June 9, 2021
Repair of arch aneurysm resulting from Behcet disease is shown in this video.
June 8, 2021
Right atrial transseptal approach is a safe and effective technique for removal of large left atrial myxomas.
June 7, 2021
An electroevaporative surgical technique is a unique and effective surgical approach that can be used in all major thoracic surgical oncology cases.
June 1, 2021
This video shows the technique of surgical excision of the right atrial myxoma using a totally endoscopic port-access without robotic assistance.