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April 2, 2018
This video demonstrates a redo diaphragm plication with cryoanalgesia for a patient who had a failed thoracotomy and diaphragm plication four years previously.
Hybrid Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement With a Transcatheter Valve in the Setting of Mitral Annular Calcification
March 29, 2018
This video shows a novel technique using a transcatheter valve deployed in the mitral position during open surgery.
Pulmonary Root Translocation Without LeCompte Maneuver for D-Transposition of the Great Arteries With Ventricular Septal Defect and Pulmonary Stenosis
March 28, 2018
This video demonstrates pulmonary root translocation for dextro-transposition of the great arteries. This technique maintains the growth potential of the native pulmonary valve and avoids the need for a right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit and for coronary handling.
March 27, 2018
This video demonstrates the closure of a median sternotomy using stainless steel wires.
March 26, 2018
This video shows a totally thoracoscopic right basilar segmentectomy for a carcinoid tumor, with manual suturing of the bronchus.
March 22, 2018
G. Alexander Patterson from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, discusses patient selection and indications for lung transplantation.
March 21, 2018
This video demonstrates a superior caval system reconstruction using a single bovine pericardial patch. The procedure was performed following a radical thymectomy for a cortical thymoma, which invaded the right and left brachiocephalic veins and the upper portion of the superior vena cava.
March 20, 2018
This video demonstrates a left anterior descending coronary artery aneurysm excision and the removal of a previously placed stent in a 64-year-old patient.
March 20, 2018
Find it here: The SCTS "Take on the Experts" Video Competition.
Common Carotid Artery Cannulation: A Potential Alternative Site for Establishing CPB in Special Situations
March 19, 2018
Common carotid artery cannulation can provide antegrade blood flow to the whole body during cardiopulmonary bypass, as well as maintain cerebral perfusion even at the time of arch exclusion or repair.