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Miscellaneous congenital procedures

April 24, 2024
The authors report on midterm outcomes in 39 patients with Marfan (MFS) or Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) after endovascular aortic repair (EVAR). Patients were analyzed based on planned versus emergency procedure and safe or unsafe landing zone. Thirty-four patients had thoracic EVAR and five had abdominal EVAR.
February 19, 2024
This video presents a rare case of PAS in association with RLA in a one-month-old baby who was managed surgically with a successful outcome without tracheobronchial reconstruction.
October 25, 2023
Rewatch Dr. Sameh Said's webinar to refresh your knowledge, then browse the Q&A for any lingering questions you may have.
August 29, 2023
Dr. Sameh Said wrapped up his congenital heart surgery Guest Editor Series, “Right Axillary Thoracotomy for Repair of a Wide Variety of Congenital Heart Defects in Infants and Children—Should This Be the New Standard?” by moderating a live webinar. Contributors to the series discussed tips and pitfalls of completing various congenital cardiac surgeries via vertical and horizontal right axillary thoracotomy.
January 12, 2023
When more complex tools are not available, such as in rural or low resource areas, this study found that a pulse oximetry screening tool can be used to detect congenital heart defects in neonates.
December 28, 2022
This year was fruitful for congenital surgical procedure videos published on CTSNet. The most popular videos focused on a range of cardiac congenital conditions, from atrial septal defect repair to both Ross and commando procedures from CTSNet’s top congenital contributor, Dr. Sameh Said.
December 15, 2022
The outcome of perioperative prophylactic glucocorticoids for heart surgery in infants was unknown, and this study aimed to determine the effectiveness using a multicenter, randomized trial. Out of the infants who received either a dose of methylprednisolone or a placebo, the likelihood of a worse outcome did not significantly differ.
December 9, 2022
After cardiac surgery in neonates, it is crucial to monitor fluid balance metrics to avoid mortality. This study aimed to determine the association between these metrics and infant postoperative mortality. Researchers concluded that time to first negative daily fluid balance, but not percentage fluid overload, is associated with improved outcomes.
November 17, 2022
This video demonstrates a double switch operation with an arterial switch and modified Senning procedure for congenitally corrected transposition. Key technical modifications in the atrial and arterial switch components are highlighted.
September 8, 2022
According to Duke University Health, a team of its surgeons has completed the first partial heart transplant, with living arteries and valves from a donated heart fused onto the heart of the existing newborn patient.