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September 19, 2018
A 50-year-old woman with severe emphysema due to smoking underwent lung volume reduction surgery of her right upper lobe.
Three-Step Myectomy, Mitral Plication, and Chordae Cutting for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Through a Transaortic Approach
September 17, 2018
The authors present a myectomy, mitral plication, and chord cutting for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy through a transaortic approach.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Mitral Position in a Patient With Severe Mitral Annular Calcification
September 4, 2018
The authors demonstrate a transcatheter aortic valve that was implanted in the mitral position in the setting of severe mitral annular calcification.
Successful Closure of a Tracheocutaneous Fistula After Prolonged Tracheostomy With Reverse Pectoral Muscle-Cutaneous Flap
August 29, 2018
The authors describe an innovative and previously little-reported technique for closing a tracheocutaneous fistula after prolonged tracheostomy, using a pectoral muscle-cutaneous flap to correct the persistent tracheocutaneous tissue defect.
August 28, 2018
The authors present a simplified technique of mitral valve repair using PTFE chordae in a 54-year-old man with severe mitral valve regurgitation due to posterior mitral leaflet and posteromedial commissure prolapse, in addition to ruptured chordae.
August 27, 2018
This video demonstrates technical aspects of the authors’ approach to bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting in off-pump surgery.
August 21, 2018
The authors demonstrate the resection of fibroelastoma from the mitral valve by a minimally invasive approach.
August 20, 2018
The authors present a video-assisted thoracoscopic technique for diaphragmatic plication due to phrenic nerve paralysis.
July 24, 2018
This article discusses the periareolar approach for minimally invasive cardiac surgery, a feasible and safe technique that has aesthetic benefits and gives appropriate surgical visualization.
July 23, 2018
This video demonstrates right and left pneumonectomies, each performed via a uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic approach.