This video presents the first application of a novel hybrid graft for frozen elephant trunk surgery.
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July 31, 2020
"Sandwich" Frozen Elephant Trunk and Left Axillary Cannulation Facilitates Repair of Ruptured Aortic Arch and Descending Aorta
July 30, 2020
This video depicts the "hybrid" reconstruction utilized to reconstruct an emergent rupture of the distal aortic arch in a patient with a previous type I dissection repair.
July 14, 2020
This video details the operative steps and technique of root and total arch replacement with frozen elephant trunk for aortic dissection, as described by Dr Sun.
Society for Vascular Surgery Clinical Practice Guidelines for Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR)
July 8, 2020
Upchurch and coauthors have recently published the practice guidelines on thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) in the mangement of thoracic aortic aneurysms.
June 23, 2020
This video demonstrates the resection and replacement of the superior vena cava (SVC) and left innominate vein for the surgical treatment of a large invasive thymoma.
June 19, 2020
A large retrospective review of almost three decades of extensive thoracoabdominal aortic surgery, with considerable educational value especially on the anatomicoclinical correlations of the spinal vasculature.
Reoperation After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database
June 11, 2020
As TAVR is used in progressively lower-risk cohorts, management of device failure will become increasingly important. This study reports the largest series of patients receiving a surgical reoperation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) using the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
Arch Replacement Without Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest for Type Ia Endoleak: How We Do It In Ancona
May 18, 2020
In this video, the authors demonstrate their approach for type Ia endoleak in a step-by-step fashion.
May 15, 2020
Bavaria et al reported the five-year outcomes of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) of complicated acute type B aortic dissection (TBAD) in the DISSECTION trial. In this prospective, nonrandomized study, 50 patients were treated with the Valiant Captivia thoracic stent graft for acute complicated TBAD.
May 14, 2020
The authors present a surgical video of a patient with a giant PA aneurysm, with accompanying preoperative and postoperative CT scans and 3D reconstruction.