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October 11, 2022
CTSNet is excited to host a debate on the topic of aortic root enlargement (AAE) vs. total root replacement (ARR) for the small aortic root. Cardiac surgery experts Bo Yang, Michael Reardon, Joseph Bavaria, Vinod Thourani, and Ismail El-Hamamsy will each share their unique preferences, explanations, and arguments for which procedure is optimal.
October 11, 2022
This video shows implantation of the 70 cc SynCardia total artificial heart for advanced dilated cardiomyopathy.
October 5, 2022
This video shows operative technique for the midventricular obstructive and apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy phenotypes.
October 4, 2022
In anticipation of the 36th Annual European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS) Meeting, CTSNet met with two representatives of the association. Dr. Rafael Sádaba Sagredo, secretary general and chair of the EACTS Education Committee, joined the discussion alongside Dr.
October 3, 2022
This video presents a case of an off pump re-do CABG using a recycled LIMA graft in combination with the right internal mammary artery and the right gastroepiploic artery.
September 30, 2022
A roundup of the most popular CTSNet articles from September 2022.
September 28, 2022
The frozen elephant trunk procedure has evolved immensely in the past few years. For your viewing convenience, we have gathered a list of CTSNet's most popular content involving the procedure.
September 21, 2022
Aortic dissection is a life-threatening condition, and it is important to understand how to manage it in the varying circumstances under which it can occur. This informative collection of videos, published over the last couple of years on CTSNet, features a wide variety of procedures involving the repair of aortic dissection.
September 19, 2022
This technique of right axillary artery cannulation—inserting the inflow cannula through the Dacron graft into the vessel—improves arterial inflow and reduces the incidence of complications.
September 14, 2022
Over the past few years, CTSNet has published dozens of informative articles and videos on minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Minimally invasive techniques can be applied to mitral valve repair and replacement, CABG, and other procedures. Read on for five of our most popular posts on minimally invasive cardiac procedures from experts around the globe.