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August 13, 2021
In this session we discuss common scenarios where the addition of venous or arterial cannulae to a traditional ECMO configuration may be necessary, and we familiarize the surgeon with the techniques necessary.
August 10, 2021
The step-by-step technique on how to perform robotically-assisted bilateral thoracic arteries harvest is herein presented.
August 3, 2021
Neonatal non-compatible heart transplant in donor circulatory death is shown in this video.
July 27, 2021
Transcaval technique for repair of superior vena cava type, sinus venosus atrial septal defect with partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage of right upper and middle pulmonary veins with patent foramen ovale without Warden procedure to avoid future SVC and rhythm problems.
July 20, 2021
This is a surgical video demonstrating reconstruction of complete sternal cleft associated with congenital heart disease in single sitting.
July 13, 2021
This is a report and video of a successful slide tracheobronchoplasty for right mainstem bronchial agenesis.
July 6, 2021
This is a step-by-step description of minimally invasive HVAD-Implantation using a transaxillary access for outflow graft anastomosis, which allows VAD-surgery without the need for rib or sternal transection in contrast to right anterior thoracotomy or partial sternotomy approaches.
July 1, 2021
This video provides detailed instructions of how orthotopic heart transplantation is taught at a high-volume heart transplant center using a bicaval technique.
June 29, 2021
We present our technique of aortic root enlargement and ascending aortoplasty during aortic valve replacement. Benefits of this technique include the ability to implant a larger valve prosthesis, as well as simultaneously reducing the size of a dilated ascending aorta, whilst avoiding reimplantation of the coronary arteries.
June 22, 2021
The report emphasizes the importance of surgery for such cardiac hydatid cysts whenever discovered to prevent fatal and unexpected death. Although cardiac hydatid cyst is a rare disease, early diagnosis and treatment is of great importance because of frequent fatal complications. CT scan is excellent modality for diagnosis. Surgical excision is the best treatment modality for cardiac hydatid cysts located in the pericardium.