The authors present the case of a totally endoscopic aortic valve replacement using an automated suturing device (the RAM® and SEW-EASY® device) which facilitates minimally invasive valve surgery.
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March 24, 2020
March 17, 2020
The authors present a minimally invasive approach to surgical pulmonary embolectomy through a left anterior minithoracotomy using peripheral cardiopulmonary bypass that they have found to be safe and reproducible for surgeons around the world.
March 3, 2020
Totally 3D endoscopic minimally invasive papillary fibroelastoma resection is a safe and effective approach with cosmetic advantage and visibility comparable to the sternotomy approach.
February 25, 2020
Leanne Harling interviews Daniela Molena about her approach to minimally invasive and robotic esophageal surgery.
February 11, 2020
This video shows the minimally invasive repair of a complex set of lesions of the mitral valve from healed endocarditis with anterior and posterior flails with A2 perforation.
February 4, 2020
Leanne Harling, M. Blair Marshall, Takashi Suda, and Joel Dunning discuss minimally invasive approaches, patient positioning, and the future of thymoma surgery.
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 22, 2020
In this video, the authors describe mitral valve pathologies that are solved or repaired through a minimally invasive approach.
Minimally Invasive Direct Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Mitral Annular Calcification Implantation for Heavy Annular Calcification
January 14, 2020
This video demonstrates a right minithoracotomy direct implantation of a balloon expandable transcatheter aortic valve in heavy mitral annular calcification.
While Politicians Turn Away From the Middle East, Diego Gonzalez Rivas Holds a Uniportal VATS Masterclass in Iraq!
January 12, 2020
Surely there can be no better example of how healthcare can break down all boundaries between people than this? While Trump and Iran ramp up tensions in the region, Diego Gonzalez Rivas makes good on his promise to go and do a materclass in Kurdistan in Iraq. What a fantastic example of putting people and patients ahead of politics!