A variety of procedures make up CTSNet’s catalog of heart valve content, which has continued to expand as surgeons increasingly focus on perfecting valve surgeries. Explore five of the most popular heart valve videos on the site in the past year and let us know your favorite in the comments.
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Pulmonary valve disease
March 9, 2023
Outcomes of Treatment for Infective Endocarditis Following Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement
February 28, 2023
Transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement (TPVR) carries an increased risk of infective endocarditis. This study used data from the Pediatric Health Information System for the period 2010–2020. Ninety-eight hospital admissions for infective endocarditis were identified for sixty-eight patients.
January 3, 2023
This video presents an interesting case of pulmonary valve mass excision via a minimally invasive left anterior thoracotomy approach.
August 17, 2021
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.
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.