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October 8, 2014
Stephen Yang of Johns Hopkins discusses the importance of mentorship in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Yang encourages fellow surgeons to become active mentors to medical students as well as CT surgery residents, and shares advice for mentoring millennials.
October 1, 2014
Massimo Caputo of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago discusses his experience as a CTSNet contributor. Dr. Caputo has contributed four videos on congenital heart surgery to CTSNet’s educational resources.
September 30, 2014
Paul Modi of the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital discusses his experience establishing a minimally invasive mitral valve repair program, and shares tips for fellow surgeons interested in setting up minimally invasive surgical programs.
September 29, 2014
This video contains a brief presentation on a patient with a previous failed mitral repair, and then a narrated operative video demonstrating the steps of the mitral valve replacement.
September 24, 2014
This video commences with a brief presentation on the management of Type A aortic dissections and proceeds into an operative video showing the steps used when operating on these cases.
September 22, 2014
This video demonstrates a simple method to repair the atrial septal defect and redirect the pulmonary venous return, which can be performed through an upper ministernotomy approach.
September 17, 2014
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, using neck lines and an Edwards Intuity bioprosethesis.
September 15, 2014
This video demonstrates a new minimally invasive mitral valve repair simulator.
September 11, 2014
Joel Dunning talks with Marc Gillinov, cardiac surgeon and Surgical Director of the Center for Atrial Fibrillation at Cleveland Clinic. In this interview, Mr. Dunning and Dr. Gillinov discuss mitral valve repair through minimally invasive and robotic techniques.
September 10, 2014
Hugo Vanermen of the University of Leuven takes an in-depth look at the different options for mitral valve repair, including: quadrangular resection, triangular resection, and the "respect approach."