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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.
January 26, 2015
This video demonstrates two cases of left ventricular circular patch plasty (Dor operation) for large akinetic postinfarction aneurysms.
January 22, 2015
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, this roundtable discussion focuses on the future of atrial fibrillation treatment.
Aortic Arch Debranching Technique: Total Aortic Reconstruction from the Aortic Valve to the Aortic Arch
January 21, 2015
This video demonstrates a technique for aortic arch debranching and reconstruction in an elderly patient.
January 19, 2015
This video demonstrates a patch repair on a 62-year-old male patient with situs inversus.
January 12, 2015
This video demonstrates a technique for coronary artery bypass grafting with bilateral internal mammary arteries, using a composite Y-graft technique.