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September 13, 2018
Torsten Doenst of the University Heart Center Thuringen in Germany presents a discussion on the importance of long-term durability when considering conventional versus transcatheter valves.
September 11, 2018
The authors present two Nikaidoh procedures performed for different underlying anatomies and they discuss aspects of the operation.
Half-Turned Truncal Switch Operation for Transposition of the Great Arteries With Left Ventricular Outflow Obstruction
September 10, 2018
This video demonstrates the author’s approach to the half-turned truncal switch operation. Although the half-turned truncal switch operation is a more invasive surgical procedure, ideal configuration and hemodynamics can be established by maximal use of autologous tissue.
Robotic-Assisted Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: Long-Term Experience With Follow-Up
September 6, 2018
Bob Kiaii of the London Health Sciences Centre in Ontario, Canada, presents a discussion on his long-term experience with a robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass grafting.
September 6, 2018
The Nikaidoh procedure is a useful technique for patients with complex transposition of the great arteries.
September 5, 2018
This video demonstrates en bloc rotation of the outflow tracts, a procedure that offers a complete anatomic repair of complex transposition of the great arteries with growth potential in all tubular structures and the option of preserving the native pulmonary valve in appropriate cases.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Mitral Position in a Patient With Severe Mitral Annular Calcification
September 4, 2018
The authors demonstrate a transcatheter aortic valve that was implanted in the mitral position in the setting of severe mitral annular calcification.
Transsternal Transpericardial Approach for Left Main Bronchus Sleeve Resection Due to Pulmonary Glomus Tumor
September 3, 2018
The authors present a transsternal transpericardial approach to perform a left main bronchus sleeve resection for a rare diagnosis of intrabronchial primitive glomus tumor.
August 30, 2018
In this interview, Vaibhav Gupta and Shaf Keshavjee discuss ex vivo lung perfusion and being a surgeon-scientist.
Successful Closure of a Tracheocutaneous Fistula After Prolonged Tracheostomy With Reverse Pectoral Muscle-Cutaneous Flap
August 29, 2018
The authors describe an innovative and previously little-reported technique for closing a tracheocutaneous fistula after prolonged tracheostomy, using a pectoral muscle-cutaneous flap to correct the persistent tracheocutaneous tissue defect.