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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October 1, 2020
Death from cardiovascular causes, stroke, or hospitalization with worsening of heart failure or acute coronary syndrome was reduced (P=0.005) by early pharmacogical or inteventional ablation for fast response-atrial fibrillation in a small German RCT.
September 7, 2020
This video demonstrates the minimally invasive surgical technique for epicardial ablation of ventricular arrhythmias.
July 28, 2020
This video demonstrates the technique of robotic-assisted left atrial appendage exclusion with an atrial clip.
Robotic-Assisted Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization Combined With Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion Using an Atrial Clip
June 16, 2020
This video demonstrates the technique of robotic-assisted transmyocardial laser revascularization combined with application of an atrial clip to provide left atrial appendage exclusion.
May 25, 2020
This is a video showing how to place an epicardial LV lead using the VATS technique.
May 7, 2020
Access to pacemakers and defibrillators is problematic in places with limited resources. A multinational program was initiated in 1983 to provide tested and resterilized pacemakers and defibrillators to underserved nations; a prospective registry was established in 2003.
April 9, 2020
Another refreshing change of pace with an interesting pre-translational contibution to the genetics of atrial dysrhythmias.
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.