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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.
June 21, 2021
Patient with a known history of situs inversus was referred for surgical correction of severe mitral regurgitation. The surgery was minimally invasive. The challenges with performing the surgery are presented in the video.
Ancona Virtual Live Course: Minimally Invasive and Transcatheter Cardiac Surgery From Theory to Practice, Episode II
June 12, 2021
The recording from the Ancona Live Virtual Course – Minimally Invasive and Trans-Catheter Cardiac Surgery – Episode II, presented on June 7 and 8, 2021, is now available!
Transaortic Extended Left Ventricular Septal Myectomy in an Adult With Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
June 11, 2021
This video shows the operative technique of extended left ventricular septal myectomy in an adult with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Repair of Saccular Aortic Arch Aneurysm in a Patient With Behcet Disease and Multiple Aortic Aneurysms
June 9, 2021
Repair of arch aneurysm resulting from Behcet disease is shown in this video.
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.