The authors are concerned about the 'deaths at home' having the greatest contribution to the excess of acute cardiovascular deaths in that period of the recent epidemic, AND LOCKDOWN in England and Wales.
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September 30, 2020
This video demonstrates the use of a heart positioning device during an extracardiac Fontan procedure to retract the ventricular mass away safely, thereby facilitating the IVC anastomosis.
September 21, 2020
This article assesses the career paths and interest in cardiothoracic surgery of the Women in Thoracic Surgery scholarship recipients and demonstrates the durability and impact of scholarship programs for women in our specialty.
August 26, 2020
This is a surgical video demonstrating the repair of a complete atrioventricular septal defect with the two patch technique.
July 22, 2020
This meta-analysis searched the PubMed, EMBASE, and Cochrane Library databases to investigate both fenestrated and nonfenestrated Fontan procedures, focusing on early outcomes.
The Double Patch Technique by MICS for Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Vein Connection and Sinus Venosus Atrial Septal Defect
July 20, 2020
This video shows how a partial anomalous pulmonary vein connection and sinus venosus atrial septal defect may be solved through a minimally invasive approach.
July 15, 2020
This single-center study analyzed the aortic root replacement strategies for pediatric patients from 1995 to 2018.
July 13, 2020
This video demonstrates the surgical repair of a type 1 truncus arteriosus with bovine internal jugular xenograft in the right ventricular outflow tract.
July 6, 2020
The authors present their experience in the surgical treatment of a pulmonary artery sling in two pediatric patients.
Staging of Surgical Procedures in Comorbid Congenital Tracheal Stenosis and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease
July 1, 2020
The authors consider simultaneous vs. staged repair of comorbid congenital tracheal stenosis in the surgical approach to these patients.