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June 4, 2015
This roundtable discussion, filmed at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting, focuses on the different training paths open to cardiothoracic surgery residents in the United States.
April 16, 2015
In this video, William Baumgartner, Executive Director of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS), shares an update on ABTS activities.
March 25, 2015
This video demonstrates a vascular and bronchial procedure with a left hemiclamshell approach.
March 24, 2015
Pieter Kappetein moderates a lively conversation on cardiothoracic surgery training throughout the world. Walter Gomes, Jose Pomar, Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos, and Stephen Yang share perspectives on CT training in South America, Europe, and the United States.
March 2, 2015
Open repair is the standard for aneurysmal degeneration of the arch. Endovascular techniques offer an alternative for patients with prohibitive comorbidities. This video describes a complete endovascular arch reconstruction using a modified stent graft approach, combined with cervical debranching.
February 17, 2015
Filmed at the 2014 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, this video features Marko Turina and James Tatoulis discussing total arterial coronary revascularization.
February 12, 2015
Hazim Safi of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston discusses the management of Type B aortic dissection.
February 4, 2015
Recorded via Google Hangouts, this roundtable discussion focuses on the impact of “human factors” in cardiothoracic surgery. Joel Dunning moderates the discussion with Tara Bartley, Arie Blitz, and Jill Ley.
Aortic Arch Debranching Technique: Total Aortic Reconstruction from the Aortic Valve to the Aortic Arch
January 21, 2015
This video demonstrates a technique for aortic arch debranching and reconstruction in an elderly patient.
January 5, 2015
This video illustrates a novel technique for repairing a type A aortic dissection.