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Heart failure

May 2, 2024
A fifty-four-year-old woman became the first person to simultaneously receive a gene-edited pig kidney transplant and mechanical heart valve implantation. Surgeons performed the heart pump procedure first before performing the transplant days later.
February 6, 2024
This video demonstrates an orthotopic heart transplant using the bicaval technique.
January 24, 2024
This study used CardioSurgery Atrial Fibrillation (CASE-AF) registry data to evaluate outcomes of surgery for long standing persistent AF at one year. No AF recurrence at one year is defined by the presence of AF, no re-ablation, no further cardioversion, and no rehospitalization due to AF after a three-month blanking period.
January 23, 2024
Interesting conclusion on superiority of CRT over ICD
January 9, 2024
This video presents patch repair of large post-myocardial infarction posterior left ventricular pseudoaneurysm involving the mitral valve apparatus.
November 21, 2023
CTSNet hosted a joint webinar with ASAIO Journal on November 16, 2023 featuring a group of enthusiastic and industry-pushing professionals to discuss the topic, "The Total Artificial Heart—2024 and Beyond!" Panelists included Dr.
November 2, 2023
At the 2023 EACTS Annual Meeting, CTSNet Editor in Chief Joel Dunning and CTSNet senior editors set out to interview the most knowledgeable CT surgeons from around the world. Stay tuned for more interviews from the meeting.
August 16, 2023
This video provides a case presentation and step-by-step walkthrough for performing off-pump aortic arch debranching.
August 16, 2023
Recently, NICE released guidance from the British regulatory body limiting the Ozaki operation to research until further review, which is scheduled in three calendar years. The overarching concern appears to be the durability of the autoprosthesis. NICE guidelines have the strongest influence in healthcare in the United Kingdom and often abroad.
June 1, 2023
The first official guidelines for implantable mechanical circulatory support (MCS) were published in 2013 by the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT).