This video demonstrates subaortic stenosis resection via a right axillary minithoracotomy in a 6-year-old boy with ventricular outflow tract obstruction by subaortic fibrous membrane with a peak gradient of 76 mm Hg and mild aortic valve regurgitation.
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Left heart lesions
January 29, 2021
Posterolateral Tunnel Fontan, Bilateral Classic Glenn Centralization, and Right Upper Pulmonary Vein Translocation
September 11, 2020
This video demonstrates a posterolateral tunnel Fontan, bilateral classic Glenn centralization, and right upper pulmonary vein translocation in a patient with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
August 28, 2020
The Ozaki aortic valve neo-cuspidization technique can be applied in patients with congenital heart disease with unicuspid valves, with excellent early results.
April 29, 2020
This video demonstrates the Ross procedure with Konno aortoventriculoplasty in a 4-year-old patient with severe, recurrent aortic stenosis.
January 27, 2020
Dr James Tweddell performs a biventricular repair in a patient with hypoplastic left heart syndrome previously palliated with a Norwood/Sano and a bidirectional Glenn.
November 11, 2019
In this video, the authors present the surgical management of a neonate with dilated cardiomyopathy.
May 20, 2019
This video illustrates a Norwood procedure with right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit in a neonate with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (aortic atresia and mitral stenosis).
September 11, 2018
In this Men's Journal feature, Dr. William Novick describes his beginnings in international congenital heart surgery and how the personal credo: "Screw politics, screw religion; I'm here to help" has landed him inside the operating rooms of some of the world's most hostile regions.
January 8, 2018
A refreshing brief editorial comment on hydrohemodynamics on the occasion of critiquing a manuscript on related echocardiographic computations in neonates. The focus is on the Laplacean principles of compliance/elastance applied to the left ventricle.
September 20, 2017
Vida and colleagues retrospectively reviewed 111 left-sided reoperations after an arterial switch operation (ASO) across 17 ECHSA centers between 1975 and 2010. The authors found a low reoperation frequency of 1.4% after ASO.