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July 11, 2022
This video explains the failure of a small bioprosthetic aortic valve and details an annular enlargement procedure using a Y-incision and rectangular patch in a sixty-seven-year-old woman who presented with severe aortic valve regurgitation. The incision enabled implantation of a 25 mm bioprosthetic aortic valve compared to the patient’s previous size of 19 mm.
July 7, 2022
Keep up with the world of cardiac robotics surgery by viewing the 2022 Surgical Robotics and Innovation Summit, held in June 2022 in Sydney, Australia, in partnership with the ANNALS of Cardiothoracic Surgery and CTSNet.
July 1, 2022
Valve repair has been shown to be a valuable alternative to valve replacement in mitral valve endocarditis. Yet the result of the repair depends on the experience of the surgical team and the extent of the valve damage. Valve repair should be preferred when technically feasible, but caution must be exercised to assess its absolute superiority in comparison to valve replacement.
June 30, 2022
Can you believe it’s already July? To celebrate 2022's halfway mark, we’ve rounded up six of the most popular in the cardiac specialty videos published so far this year.
June 22, 2022
Watch the June 17 recording of the ISMICS 2022 Cardiac Masters Session 2A: Aortic Valve and Aorta.
June 13, 2022
This video demonstrates a completely endoscopic transareolar complex mitral valve reconstruction in the setting of infective endocarditis with late presentation.
June 8, 2022
This video and text describe the utility and technique of a totally robotic-assisted pulmonary resection with concomitant left atrial appendage ligation.
June 7, 2022
This video presents the clinical case of atrial septal defect patch repair via right axillary minithoracotomy with central cannulation for CPB and induced artificial ventricular fibrillation.
The Convergent Ablation and AtriClip Exclusion of Left Atrial Appendage in Long Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
June 1, 2022
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most widely recognized cardiovascular arrhythmia related to expanded morbidity and mortality commonly caused by stroke or the intensification of heart failure (1,2).
May 26, 2022
This video demonstrates how experience with routine minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting makes it possible to successfully and safely perform more complex procedures through the same incision.