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This video describes the authors’ technique for harvesting valved aortic and pulmonary homografts that are needed for various surgical cardiac reconstructions. from human cadaveric hearts.
April 20, 2015
The authors present a video of a severely stenosed and tortuous graft, redone via saphenous vein graft from the descending thoracic aorta to the obtuse marginal artery. A minimally invasive approach was used.
April 16, 2015
In this video, William Baumgartner, Executive Director of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS), shares an update on ABTS activities.
April 14, 2015
Filmed at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, Michael Bolanos and Mark Slaughter discuss topics in mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation.
April 8, 2015
This video shows a rare case of a female patient with a giant left ventricular pseudoaneurysm following a recent myocardial infarction.
April 1, 2015
Tal Golesworthy and Tom Treasure discuss the development of the ExoVasc and its future as an alternative to aortic root replacement.
March 26, 2015
In this video, an expert panel discusses the use of ECMO in the treatment of adult pulmonary failure. Marcus Williams presents the case history of a 42-year-old patient who was placed on ECMO after an acute lung injury.
March 24, 2015
Pieter Kappetein moderates a lively conversation on cardiothoracic surgery training throughout the world. Walter Gomes, Jose Pomar, Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos, and Stephen Yang share perspectives on CT training in South America, Europe, and the United States.
March 19, 2015
In this discussion filmed at the EACTS 2014 Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Marko Turina and Mattia Glauber consider minimally invasive valve replacement, with a focus on the Perceval S sutureless valve.
March 17, 2015
Recorded via Google Hangouts, this roundtable discussion focuses on mitral valve repair for rheumatic mitral valve disease.
March 16, 2015
This video shows a surgical repair in a 49-year-old male patient for massive regurgitation of a bicuspid aortic valve in an anteroposterior configuration.

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