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March 17, 2020
The authors present a minimally invasive approach to surgical pulmonary embolectomy through a left anterior minithoracotomy using peripheral cardiopulmonary bypass that they have found to be safe and reproducible for surgeons around the world.
March 9, 2020
The authors present a video highlighting the surgical details of a modified button-Bentall operation specifically designed to incorporate any type of prosthetic valve in composite conduit aortic root replacement.
March 5, 2020
During his 25-year practice, Konstandinos A. Plestis has performed over 1,200 aortic operations and shares his hints and tips in this video.
February 11, 2020
In this video, the authors demonstrate a modified Manouguian aortoplasty in patients with 16 mm aortic annuli.
January 20, 2020
In this video, the authors demonstrate the first rib resection technique by videothoracoscopy.
November 26, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate a nonclamping technique for ascending aortic graft kinking using a simulation model.
November 18, 2019
Dr Om P. Yadava and Professor Rui Almeida discuss the reasons for a lack of trainee interest in the specialty of cardiovascular surgery, and the steps that the Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery has taken to address this issue.
October 3, 2019
Diane Barker of University Hospitals of North Midlands in the United Kingdom presents a discussion on genetic testing for those at risk of thoracic aortic disease.
September 12, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 AATS Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, Mara Antonoff of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, USA, moderates a discussion on dedicated research time for residents interested in cardiothoracic surgery.
August 15, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 AATS Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, Marc Moon of Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, moderates a discussion on wellness in cardiothoracic surgery.