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March 7, 2022
For a less invasive LVAD implantation, a right mini thoracotomy is a good approach. It can also assist with chest stabilization, mobility, virgin tissues for bridge to transplant, and retained pericardium for the right heart support.
March 3, 2022
Performing minimally invasive mitral valve surgery safely and efficiently involves a substantial learning curve. This interactive 360-degree video tutorial, filmed from the surgeon’s point of view, demonstrates a step-by-step approach and allows you to choose the viewpoint.
March 2, 2022
The David procedure with an upper hemisternotomy approach is very feasible and provides excellent outcomes in young patients particularly. Here the authors show how it’s done.
March 1, 2022
When it comes to atrial myxoma resection, being as minimally invasive as possible is of top priority. This video presents possibly the least invasive reported atrial myxoma resection and, the authors say, the first to use an endoscopic robotic approach with an 8mm working port.
February 24, 2022
Surgical AVR utilizing full robotic assistance may be performed safely in a similar manner used for mitral operations. This video presents a fully robotic-assisted surgical AVR, mitral valve repair, closure of a patent foramen ovale, and full biatrial Cox-maze.
February 22, 2022
The Dor procedure is a valuable tool in a cardiac surgeon’s toolkit. This video outlines a Dor repair of a large left ventricular aneurysm, with a prior contained rupture that led to a secondary large pseudoaneurysm.
February 18, 2022
On February 17, 2022, CTSNet and ASAIO Journal hosted a live event on the future of durable implantable left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), featuring notable surgeons in the industry. Please enjoy this recorded webinar.
February 17, 2022
Mitral valve repair after a failed percutaneous repair can be complex, but a minimally invasive approach may still be feasible. In this case, the robotic approach facilitated clip removal without damaging the leaflets, as well as techniques to repair a complex rheumatic valve.
February 15, 2022
Because surgical treatment of liposarcoma metastasis of the heart is so high risk, many patients remain without optimal treatment. This video demonstrates a successful excision of a 6x5cm metastatic tumor from the right ventricle of a fifty-two-year-old woman.
February 14, 2022
The video provides a step-by-step description of the proper technique while harvesting an internal mammary artery.