This timely article addresses the interface between the Covid pandemic and patients with congenital heart diseases. It offers responses to a variety of questions related to: vaccinations, passive immunization, Covid testing, antivirals, immunomodulatory therapy, and transplant status.
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March 8, 2022
Robotic sublobar resection of a right lower lobe intralobar sequestration can be prevent many interesting challenges. This video presents a case report of one such instance.
March 4, 2022
A paper that addresses a gap in knowledge and will guide future research: of particular interest, the penultimate paragraph on The Role of Interventions.
Transconal Unroofing of Anomalous Left Main Coronary Artery from Right Sinus With Transseptal Course
January 27, 2022
This video describes a novel transconal approach to anomalous origin of the left coronary artery with a transseptal course.
January 24, 2022
This video described a video-assisted thoracoscopic right lower lobectomy for a 14-month old female born with congenital pulmonary airway malformation.
Anatomic Repair of Congenitally Corrected Transposition: 1.5V Repair with Hemi-Mustard and Rastelli Procedures
January 12, 2022
We present an operative technique video of the anatomic repair of congenitally corrected transposition (ccTGA) with ventricular septal defect (VSD), pulmonary atresia (PS), and mild right ventricular hypoplasia in a 2-year-old palliated with a 3.5mm rmBTS (and coronary artery fistula ligation) in the neonatal period, followed by a rmBTS takedown and bidirectional Glenn shunt at 4m/o.
January 10, 2022
This is a study of mediastinal tumors in the ways of presentation, diagnosis, evaluation, surgical treatment, and follow-up of patients involved in this disease in Iraq.
January 5, 2022
This is a 2-week-old neonate who was diagnosed with a Type I aortopulmonary window and underwent repair via separation of both great arteries and patch repair of the defects in both the aorta and pulmonary artery.
Repair of Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (Scimitar Vein) via Interposed Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
January 3, 2022
This video highlights the repair of an anatomically challenging and hemodynamically significant scimitar vein using a unique interposed stretch PTFE graft to reduce the likelihood of tension and kinking associated with direct anastomosis.
Superior Approach (Tucker's Repair) for Repair of Supracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC)
December 29, 2021
This video shows the superior approach for repair of a supracardiac variant of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) in a 3-month-old boy.