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The authors describe the thoracoscopic resection of a massive left atrial myxoma that was causing functional mitral stenosis.
October 31, 2017
This article describes a single-stage surgical repair of pectus excavatum combined with mitral valve repair and David procedure in a patient with Marfan syndrome.
October 26, 2017
Sotirios Prapas of the Henry Dunant Hospital Center in Athens, Greece, discusses the technique of off-pump coronary artery bypass using two internal mammary arteries.
October 24, 2017
This condensed video goes through the key steps of a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement via a right anterior thoracotomy in one minute.
October 18, 2017
In this video, PEARS inventor and first patient, Tal Golesworthy, interviews the 100th PEARS patient.
October 12, 2017
Rajamiyer Venkateswaran of the Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester, UK, asks whether it is possible to predict when a patient undergoing high-risk cardiac surgery will need postoperative mechanical circulatory support. He also discusses his institution's approach to transfering a patient to mechanical circulatory support.
October 10, 2017
The authors present a case of aortic valve, ascending aorta, and arch replacement, which included debranching of the supra-aortic vessels and a frozen elephant trunk procedure. Additionally, the authors performed an extra-anatomic bypass for the left axillary artery.
October 5, 2017
Vipin Zamvar of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the UK discusses the barriers that reduce the use of bilateral internal mammary arteries in coronary artery bypass surgery.
September 28, 2017
Marc Moon of the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, discusses the factors that define high risk for cardiac surgery patients and strategies to address this risk.
September 25, 2017
In this discussion filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, two surgeons present their experience using sutureless aortic valves.
September 14, 2017
Samer Nashef of Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK discusses the indications for and variation in surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.

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