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Cardiac Techniques

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Aortic arch atresia is a rare entity among adults and may coexist with other cardiovascular surgical diseases. Single-stage extra-anatomic ascending-to-descending aortic bypass graft surgery is a... More
June 26, 2017
This clinical case describes the treatment of a 39-year-old patient with a rare right atrial neoplasm.
May 11, 2017
The authors present a case of acute aortic dissection in a patient with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome type II, complicated by multiple blood antibodies.
September 21, 2016
This clinical case describes a double valve surgery in a 58-year-old female patient with Scheie's syndrome, and considers treatment options for symptoms of this rare condition.
September 7, 2016
This clinical case describes the minimally invasive resection of a papillary fibroelastoma in a 56-year-old male patient.
August 4, 2016
In this study, the authors seek to assess the efficacy of radiofrequency and cryo-ablation during typical cardiac surgeries using prolonged ambulatory Holter monitoring.
June 30, 2016
The authors performed a combined atrial myxoma resection with bypass grafting, using a right minithoracotomy approach. The case demonstrates the feasibility of combined minimally invasive heart surgery procedures (MICS).
November 3, 2015
The authors propose a novel method of prosthesis sizing, using newly designed sizers and coaptation forceps, which simplifies the steps for the re-implantation of the tricuspid aortic valve.
October 13, 2015
In this case report, a patient with aortic stenosis underwent aortic valve replacement. During the procedure, dark pigmentation of the interior aspect of the aorta and sternal joints was discovered, suggesting a rare disorder.
July 21, 2015
The presence of lymphoma within the heart has both local and systemic effects. This case report describes a patient who presented with evidence of right-sided heart failure secondary to cardiac involvement of systemic lymphoma.
June 24, 2015
This clinical case describes the successful treatment of severe aortic stenosis in a patient whose aortic anatomy precluded the traditional TAo approach. A 10mm Dacron graft was anastomosed end-to-side to provide adequate distance between the aortic annulus and the sheath insertion site.

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