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April 5, 2021
The authors present a modified sleeve operation. Since 2006, they have performed 180 procedure valve sparing procedures in this way.
JTCVS Deep Dive - An Interview With Dr Bryan Burt: "Safety of Robotic First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome"
March 24, 2021
Brian Mitzman interviews lead author and expert Dr Bryan Burt on an in-press JTCVS publication evaluating robotic first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome.
Giant Ascending Aorta Pseudoaneurysm Repair Under DHCA and ACP: A Surgical Case Report With Anatomical and CT/TEE Correlation
February 23, 2021
The authors present a surgical case report which focuses on the perfusion and brain protection strategies and the correlation between anatomical and CT/TEE findings.
Case Report: Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection After TAVR With an Uncovered Thoracic Endograft Without General Anesthesia
January 19, 2021
This is a case report of the repair of a type A aortic dissection after TAVR with an uncovered thoracic endograft.
December 18, 2020
CTSNet hosted a live event on December 10 on the current Guest Editor Series topic “Surgical Management of Acute Aortic Dissections: Tricks and Tips to Simplify the Operation.”
December 14, 2020
This video demonstrates the first implantation of E-vita Open NEO in Hong Kong for a patient with chronic arch and descending aortic dissecting aneurysm.
December 8, 2020
This video demonstrates an off-pump coronary artery bypass I- and T-graft technique with "no-touch" aorta.
December 1, 2020
The authors depict a method of Type I aortic dissection repair with the use of direct aortic cannulation, moderate hypothermia with antegrade and retrograde cerebral perfusion, frozen elephant trunk, and Cabrol coronary anastomosis to facilitate root replacement.
Letter From the Guest Editor: Surgical Management of Acute Aortic Dissections: Tricks and Tips to Simplify the Operation
November 30, 2020
This Surgical Management of Acute Aortic Dissections: Tricks and Tips to Simplify the Operation series from Guest Editor Konstadinos A. Plestis, MD, highlights key techniques in difficult cases that can be replicated by all surgeons.
October 22, 2020
A 63-year-old male underwent single stage retrograde replacement of the thoracic aorta, where median sternotomy and left anterolateral thoracotomy was done simultaneously.