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March 6, 2015
In this oral history interview, William Stoney talks with Viking O. Bjork. During his innovative career in cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Bjork was the first to develop a disk oxygenator and a tilting disk valve.
March 5, 2015
Filmed at the EACTS 2014 Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Marko Turina and Marco Di Eusanio have an in-depth conversation regarding the Bentall procedure.
February 26, 2015
In this series of videos representing a case discussion that occurred during the STSA 61st Annual Meeting, an expert panel discusses blood utilization in adult cardiac surgery.
February 25, 2015
Filmed at the EACTS 2014 Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Marko Turina and Sahin Senay discuss two robotic cardiac procedures.
February 23, 2015
This video demonstrates the adaptation of a Dacron band into an aortic valve annuloplasty ring.
February 19, 2015
Federico Benetti shares two pieces of cardiac surgery history: videos of the first MIDCAB and the first ambulatory coronary surgery performed.
February 17, 2015
Filmed at the 2014 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, this video features Marko Turina and James Tatoulis discussing total arterial coronary revascularization.
February 10, 2015
This video demonstrates various tips and techniques for facilitating the successful performance of a left-handed approach to mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral valve insufficiency.
February 5, 2015
Borut Gersak of the Ljubljana University Medical Center, Slovenia, discusses the convergent procedure, a minimally invasive approach to permanent atrial fibrillation.
February 4, 2015
Recorded via Google Hangouts, this roundtable discussion focuses on the impact of “human factors” in cardiothoracic surgery. Joel Dunning moderates the discussion with Tara Bartley, Arie Blitz, and Jill Ley.