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August 27, 2014
Sacha Salzberg of the HeartClinic Zurich discusses surgical options for treating the left atrial appendage (LAA), including concomitant and stand-alone LAA therapies.
August 25, 2014
This video demonstrates a mini-bentall procedure, where an aortic root replacement with re-implantation of the coronary buttons is performed via a minimally invasive approach.
August 19, 2014
Samer Nashef of Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, discusses the AMAZE trial, a double-blind study evaluating the survival and quality of life of patients who receive concomitant maze procedures, and the overall cost-effectiveness of these procedures.
August 13, 2014
This video offers a step-by-step description of how to perform an aortic valve replacement, and was specifically created for cardiothoracic residents and fellows.
August 11, 2014
Aung Oo of the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital discusses the advantages of the frozen elephant trunk procedure over the traditional two-stage procedure.
August 6, 2014
This video presents a case report, and then demonstrates the resection of a left atrial-septal tumor using a superior septal approach.
August 4, 2014
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive repair of a bicuspid aortic valve and ascending aortic aneurysm through the upper ministernotomy approach.
August 1, 2014
This time lapse video shows a day in the life of cardiac surgeon Navid Madershahian.
July 30, 2014
This video demonstrates a novel concept for extensive use of the neochordae in complex settings, such as diffuse bileaflet prolapse. The "Folding Leaflet" technique focuses on the preservation of normal leaflet motion and the creation of a large surface of coaption to remodel the leaflet.
July 22, 2014
John Elefteriades, William Glenn Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of the Aortic Institute at Yale University, discusses the numerous strategies for type-A dissection surgery, including his preferred method of an arch replacement combined with an elephant trunk procedure.