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Minimally Invasive

July 2, 2020
This is a case presentation including intraoperative video of a robotic-assisted laparoscopic repair of a hernia of Morgagni.
June 30, 2020
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass grafting associated to transcatheter aortic valve implantation through a left anterior minithoracotomy in the fourth intercostal space.
June 27, 2020
The previous randomized study of minimally invasive esophagectomy vs open esophagectomy (TIME trial) conducted in the Netherlands demonstrated reduced pulmonary complications and LOS with MIE.  Compared to the benefits of MIE in those selected high volume centers, national use of MIE was associated with increased overall complications, increased pulm
June 26, 2020
The Ancona Minimally Invasive and Transcatheter Cardiac Surgery course's recording is now available. An international faculty shares their vision of cardiac surgery and more during the two-day event.
June 4, 2020
Filmed at the 2020 STS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, Jessica Luc interviews Marc Ruel about his pioneering work in minimally invasive cardiac surgical operations.
June 2, 2020
This video demonstrates a technique for simultaneously performing minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass and minimally invasive endoscopic resection of cardiac tumor.
May 26, 2020
This video provides the Blackpool Teaching Hospitals experience with totally endoscopic beating mitral valve surgery.
May 25, 2020
This is a video showing how to place an epicardial LV lead using the VATS technique.
May 19, 2020
This is a case of direct repair of recurrent mitral valve regurgitation with a NeoChord DS1000 device (Neochord Inc., St. Louis Park, MN) on a beating heart.
May 12, 2020
The authors describe their experience of a novel totally 3D endoscopic aortic valve replacement (AVR) avoiding rib spreading and minimizing skin incision to one inch.

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