This video demonstrates a minimally invasive CABG combined with mitral valve repair and left ventricle aneurysm repair through a left anterior thoracotomy.
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Minimally Invasive CABG Combined With Mitral Valve Repair and Left Ventricle Aneurysm Repair Through Left Anterior Thoracotomy
December 3, 2019
November 28, 2019
Vipin Zamvar of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in Scotland presents a discussion on bilateral internal mammary artery grafting.
November 25, 2019
Variations in, and elevation of, serum glucose within 24 hours of isolated CABG were associated with a significantly increased risk of cardiovascular complications and mortality within 30 days.
November 18, 2019
An editorial related to a recent randomized controlled trial suggesting a striking benefit of anti-inflammatory secondary prevention after recent myocardial events.
New Antihyperglycemic Medications With Cardiovascular Protection for Patients With Diabetes: What do Surgeons Need to Know?
November 11, 2019
A useful narrative on pharmacology and metabolomics for surgeons caring for the diabetic population; the vast majority of the CTSNet membership.
November 6, 2019
In this randomized trial, percutaneous coronary intervention and CABG had equivalent outcomes for the composite of death, stroke, or myocardial infarction at five years for patients with left main disease of low or intermediate anatomical complexity.
Surgery for Anomalous Aortic Origin of Coronary Arteries: A Multicentre Study From the European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association
November 1, 2019
In this multicenter study, the authors report on outcomes in 156 patients who underwent surgery for anomalous aortic origin of the coronary arteries. Unroofing and reimplantation were the most common procedures. There was no perioperative mortality.
Outcomes of Second Arterial Conduits in Patients Undergoing Multivessel Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
October 29, 2019
This article reviews real-life outcomes of 42,714 patients undergoing coronary bypass grafting from 2005 to 2012.
Peripheral Vasoconstriction During Mental Stress and Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease
October 26, 2019
Interesting clinicolaboratory experiment: Any translational value for the coronary surgeon and the cardiologist remains to be seen, especially regarding the risk stratification and prioritization for urgent (inpatient) revascularisation. Also, the value of the observation for the cardiovascular anesthetist may be important with regards to induction
October 20, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate off-pump coronary artery bypass with the bilateral internal thoracic artery for left main disease.