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Cardiac Videos

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A 77-year-old woman underwent triple valve repair using three remodeling annuloplasty rings for moderate-to-severe insufficiency of her aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valves.
March 7, 2017
This video demonstrates the utility of a cardioscope-assisted tricameral approach to the excision of a large left ventricular thrombus in a patient with a recent history of embolization.
March 2, 2017
William Brawn discusses his approach to hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
March 1, 2017
John Pepper of the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London, United Kingdom, argues that there is not yet the evidence to support the superiority of minimally invasive aortic valve replacement over a full sternotomy approach.
February 27, 2017
This video demonstrates a technique for performing aortic and mitral valve replacements simultaneously through a partial sternotomy with an excellent exposure of the corresponding anatomical structures.
February 24, 2017
In a discussion filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, a group of experts consider how CT Surgery allied health professionals can create an evidence-based practice.
February 23, 2017
Christopher Young of St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK, reviews the evidence for minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.
February 21, 2017
This video describes an unusual case of sinus of Valsalva aneurysm rupture, which presented as acute appendicitis and clinical sepsis. ECMO initiation is an absolute contraindication in the setting of unrestricted pulmonary blood flow.
February 16, 2017
Tristan Yan of the Sydney Adventist Hospital, Sydney, Australia, and Martin Misfeld of the Leipzig Heart Institute, Leipzig, Germany, discuss their preferred methods for peripheral cannulation in minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
February 14, 2017
This video demonstrates a "floating valve" technique to reduce patient-prosthesis mismatch in cases of small aortic roots.
February 8, 2017
Professor Stephen Westaby of John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, gives an overview of the use of temporary mechanical support for postcardiotomy failure.

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