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Cardiac Techniques

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The authors discuss a technique of aortic root remodeling without handling of coronaries ostia and a special technique for the posterior aortic wall anastomosis that avoids risk of hidden leak and... More
April 23, 2019
This video demonstrates the right subclavian artery cut-down technique for implantation of an Impella® 5.0 as a short-term mechanical circulatory support device for the left heart.
February 19, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate the Perclose® suture mediated closure technique for closure of the femoral artery after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
January 29, 2019
In this video, the authors present a triple coronary endarterectomy in a 68-year-old patient with severe coronary artery disease using a closed-traction technique.
January 15, 2019
The authors demonstrate how to use one homograft root in reoperative infected aortic root/hemiarch reconstruction with the use of a handmade bovine pericardial aortic tube to replace the ascending aorta and unite the divided homograft.
November 27, 2018
This video demonstrates three methods for identifying the LAD target in minimally invasive robot-assisted CABG.
September 24, 2018
The authors demonstrate a combined transaortic and transapical approach to septal myectomy for complex long-segment hypertrophy.
September 17, 2018
The authors present a myectomy, mitral plication, and chord cutting for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy through a transaortic approach.
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.
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.

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