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June 8, 2021
Right atrial transseptal approach is a safe and effective technique for removal of large left atrial myxomas.
June 7, 2021
An electroevaporative surgical technique is a unique and effective surgical approach that can be used in all major thoracic surgical oncology cases.
June 1, 2021
This video shows the technique of surgical excision of the right atrial myxoma using a totally endoscopic port-access without robotic assistance.
May 25, 2021
Mitral valve repair is the preferred surgical treatment for mitral regurgitation. The authors have collected particular cases in which there was a discrepancy between a good or not satisfactory at all leakage tests after mitral valve repair and the echocardiographic findings.
May 24, 2021
This video tutorial demonstrates the surgical anatomy along the extrapleural plane in the right chest, the pathological features of malignant pleural mesothelioma, and the techniques of extrapleural pneumonectomy.
Contemporary Strategies in Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Concomitant Ablation in Patients Without Mitral Valve Disease
May 21, 2021
It has been shown that the Cox maze procedure is safe and effective with comparable outcomes when performed concomitant to mitral valve or non-mitral valve surgery.
May 20, 2021
This video will present a novel way to perform totally endoscopic, epicardial beating heart surgical ablation along with advanced epi-endocardial mapping in a hybrid setting.
May 19, 2021
This video demonstrates the Cox-Maze IV procedure for surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation via median sternotomy.
May 18, 2021
We describe a combined single-step electrophysiological (EP) and surgical approach, where the endocardial part primarily maps the sinoatrial node and the area of earliest activation and the epicardial part primarily performs the sinus node sparing ablation of the venae cavae and crista terminalis.
May 18, 2021
The development and evolution of the Cox Maze procedure is discussed by Patrick McCarthy, MD.