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Electrophysiology/arrhythmia

January 28, 2020
This video demonstrates a tricuspid valve repair performed via a right minithoracotomy with unroofing of a lead restricting the septal leaflet.
January 23, 2020
In this Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery interview, Joel Dunning speaks with James L. Cox, creator of the Cox maze procedure for the treatment of atrial fibrillation.
December 9, 2019
Given the escalating importance of atrial fibrillation for surgeons, this genomics article may be of considerable interest in future.
November 30, 2019
High-Throughput, Contact-Free Detection of Atrial Fibrillation From Video With Deep Learning
November 14, 2019
Interesting succinct note on a major issue, noting a possible association between cardiopulmonary bypass and this common complication.
October 9, 2019
The authors present a case of cardiac tamponade resulting from strangulated viscera in the pericardial sac through an iatrogenic diaphragmatic hernia after an ablation procedure.
September 22, 2019
Investigators reported, in abstract form, promising results of a single dose of radiotherapy, delivered with electorphysiologic guidance, for managing ventricular tachycardia. Seventy-eight percent of patients had a clinically important reduction in ventricular tachycardia episodes. 
August 29, 2019
Using an approach that minimizes valve depth relative to the membranous septum, the authors reduced the need for permanent pacemaker placement to a reliable and predictable 3% compared to the accepted standard of 10%.
August 23, 2019
Excellent and brief summary of the debate on functional mitral regurgitation on mechanical support.
August 22, 2019
A robust RCT that denies association of nuclear CT-defined myocardial viability and long-term benefit from surgical coronary revascularisation. It is worth following the discussion this manuscript is certain to generate..

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