A relatively recent, open-access, brief viewpoint on the utility of screening for thoracic aortic pathologies.
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Commentary: Lack of Screening Makes Primary Prevention Most Effective to Reduce the Mortality of Aortic Dissection
November 28, 2020
#3: CTSNet Beat Podcast: Surgery After TAVR or MitraClip, BIMA vs LIMA, Pectus Excavatum, and Slipping Rib Syndrome
October 28, 2020
In this episode hosted by Joel Dunning, James Cook University Hospital, UK, news topics include the recent virtual EACTS conference, surgery after TAVR or MitraClip, BIMA vs LIMA, surprising cases, pectus excavatum in the United Kingdom, and a brand new diagnosis you may never have heard of before: slipping rib syndrome.
Implications of Alternative Definitions of Peri-Procedural Myocardial Infarction After Coronary Revascularization
October 12, 2020
An analysis, from the cardiology viewpoint, of the MI nomenclature issues around the external validity of the EXCEL trial that undermined the EACTS support of the relevant 2018 guidelines
October 1, 2020
Death from cardiovascular causes, stroke, or hospitalization with worsening of heart failure or acute coronary syndrome was reduced (P=0.005) by early pharmacogical or inteventional ablation for fast response-atrial fibrillation in a small German RCT.
September 29, 2020
This case video describes how to perform simultaneous mitral and tricuspid valve-in-valve via the transapical approach.
CTSNet To Go Podcast Episode: The Horizon of Transcatheter Mitral Therapies: How Should the Surgeons Prepare?
September 1, 2020
Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Wilson Szeto, Michael J. Mack, and Gilbert Tang discuss the future of transcatheter mitral valve repair and replacement.
Transcatheter Cerebral Embolic Filters in Cardiac Surgery: A Hybrid Solution to Minimize Postoperative Stroke
August 13, 2020
Filmed in Ancona, Italy, the authors in this video share how they are combining catheter-based and open surgical therapies in patients with heavily calcified ascending aorta to decrease their postoperative risk of stroke.
August 1, 2020
This JANS Note is an editorial in response to a recent publication by Deharo et al comparing TAVR valve-in-valve versus redo-SAVR demonstrating improved short-term outcomes with TAVR ViV. The detail limitations of this study and provide a persuasive argument for the need of a randomized trial comparing both modalities.
Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
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 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.