This video demonstrates the Warden procedure technique for the repair of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection of the right upper and middle lobar pulmonary veins to the superior vena cava and the cavoatrial junction, via vertical right thoracotomy.
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Pulmonary valve disease
March 26, 2021
On Friday, March 26, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) System to be used to treat pediatric and adult patients with a native or surgically-repaired right ventricular outflow tract who have severe pulmonary valve regurgitation.
Surgical Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot Using Autologous Right Atrial Appendages: Short- to Mid-Term Results
March 15, 2021
Amirghofran et al. present a cohort of 21 patients receiving repair of tetralogy of Fallot (ToF) by a new surgical technique using autologous right atrial appendage tissue as a pulmonary valve substitute.
Effectiveness of Systematic Echocardiographic Screening for Rheumatic Heart Disease in Nepalese Schoolchildren: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial
February 4, 2021
Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) continues to be responsible for major cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the developing world. It constitutes a double tragedy because it disproportionately affects economically disadvantaged people and young people, thereby robbing them of the most productive years of life.
April 14, 2020
The authors present the resection of a large pulmonary artery trunk mass with pulmonic valve involvement requiring pulmonary root homograft valve conduit replacement.
February 11, 2020
The 2019 EACTS/EACTA/EBCP Guidelines on cardiopulmonary bypass in adult cardiac surgery is setting a worldwide benchmark on cooperation of perfusionists and cardiac surgeons in the joined care of cardiac surgery patients. This is the first European document on guidelines regarding the conduction of cardiopulmonary bypass.
October 2, 2019
The author presents adjustments to the modified Ross procedure designed to prevent pulmonary autograft dilation complications.
November 16, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest An accident during a sword swallowing trick was bad news for the performer’s esophagus.
October 23, 2018
This video demonstrates a valve replacement surgery for a 55-year-old woman who presented with carcinoid heart disease caused by a primary ovarian carcinoid tumor.
March 31, 2018
70-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger has undergone successful redo heart surgery at Ceders-Sinai Hospital, after an initial attempt to replace his pulmonic valve percutaneously. He famously underwent an attempted Ross Procedure in 1997, and the pulmonic valve left from that operation now required repeat surgery.