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Cardiac Videos


Four experts on the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation met at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, to discuss the recently released STS clinical practice guidelines on the subject.
April 18, 2016
The authors present the minimally invasive repair of a stenotic bicuspid aortic valve and ascending aorta aneurysm through a J-shaped ministernotomy approach.
April 14, 2016
Joseph Sabik of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, considers the importance of internal mammary artery (IMA) grafts in long-term CABG outcomes.
April 4, 2016
This video demonstrates the use of a half-pantaloon patch (Florida shaped) to create a pulmonary artery reconstruction after coronary transfer for ALCAPA.
March 31, 2016
A panel of leading cardiac surgeons met at the 2016 SCTS Annual Meeting in Birmingham, United Kingdom, to discuss the current state of cardiac surgery, and what is on the horizon for the subspecialty.
March 29, 2016
Joseph Sabik of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, considers whether the SYNTAX trial changed cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery practice in the United States.
March 28, 2016
This video demonstrates a bypass procedure of the ramus interventricularis anterior artery through an 8 cm incision in the middle of the lower third of the sternum.
March 23, 2016
Robert Bartlett, Emeritus Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, presents an informative talk on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
March 22, 2016
In this video, the authors describe a ventriculoplasty technique using a “double-breasted” closure over CoreMatrix patch.
March 16, 2016
In a discussion filmed at the 2015 EACTS Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, an international panel of experts considers the management of porcelain aorta.
March 14, 2016
This video shows a tricuspid valve replacement in a patient with severe endocarditis.