A paper that addresses a gap in knowledge and will guide future research: of particular interest, the penultimate paragraph on The Role of Interventions.
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March 4, 2022
February 28, 2022
An interesting brief editorial on an experiment revisiting renal denervation as a panacea to cardiovascular disease
February 24, 2022
Interesting study of hypertrophied human cardiomyocytes
February 22, 2022
The Dor procedure is a valuable tool in a cardiac surgeon’s toolkit. This video outlines a Dor repair of a large left ventricular aneurysm, with a prior contained rupture that led to a secondary large pseudoaneurysm.
February 15, 2022
Because surgical treatment of liposarcoma metastasis of the heart is so high risk, many patients remain without optimal treatment. This video demonstrates a successful excision of a 6x5cm metastatic tumor from the right ventricle of a fifty-two-year-old woman.
The Right Ventricle During Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Can We Protect the Injured Ventricle?
January 21, 2022
An editorial with some interest for the cardiothoracic surgeon, in particular the awareness of changes in the right vantricle during ECMO support , mostly drawn from the recent Covid experiences, and with a useful paragraph on veno-pulmonary arterial ECMO, discussing the uncoupling of RV and PA.
January 11, 2022
On January 10, 2021, the University of Maryland School of Medicine annnounced that Dr. Bartley P. Griffith and his team successfully transplanted a genetically modified pig heart in a 57-year-old man with end-stage heart failure, and the patient was doing well three days later.
January 11, 2022
On January 10, 2021, the University of Maryland School of Medicine annnounced that Dr. Bartley P.
Aorto-Mitral Curtain Reconstruction with Multiple Bovine Pericardial Patches: A Case of Multiple Valve Infective Endocarditis
December 7, 2021
This is an original, narrated video demonstrating reconstruction of the aorto-mitral curtain with multiple bovine pericardial patches in a case of invasive aortic root endocarditis.
Intraoperative Management of Adult Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: An Expert Consensus Statement From the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists—Part II, Intraoperative Management and Troubleshooting
November 30, 2021
The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists created an expert consensus statement intended to help anesthesiologists manage adult patients receiving ECMO who are cared for in the operating room. This two-part consensus document may serve as a helpful reference for cardiothoracic surgeons, intensivists and all who engaged in the care of ECMO pati