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The authors demonstrate how to use one homograft root in reoperative infected aortic root/hemiarch reconstruction with the use of a handmade bovine pericardial aortic tube to replace the ascending... More
August 30, 2018
In this interview, Vaibhav Gupta and Shaf Keshavjee discuss ex vivo lung perfusion and being a surgeon-scientist.
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.
August 28, 2018
The authors present a simplified technique of mitral valve repair using PTFE chordae in a 54-year-old man with severe mitral valve regurgitation due to posterior mitral leaflet and posteromedial commissure prolapse, in addition to ruptured chordae.
August 27, 2018
This video demonstrates technical aspects of the authors’ approach to bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting in off-pump surgery.
August 23, 2018
Clifford W. Barlow of the Southampton General Hospital in the United Kingdom presents a discussion on the optimal treatment for failing surgical prosthetic valves within the context of aortic valve disease.
August 23, 2018
Mark Ferguson of the University of Chicago moderates a discussion on technical innovations in minimally invasive thoracic surgery.
August 22, 2018
The authors present a right pneumonectomy using a biportal VATS approach for a multifocal adenocarcinoma.
August 21, 2018
The authors demonstrate the resection of fibroelastoma from the mitral valve by a minimally invasive approach.
August 20, 2018
The authors present a video-assisted thoracoscopic technique for diaphragmatic plication due to phrenic nerve paralysis.
August 16, 2018
Alan J. Bryan of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK argues that on-pump coronary bypass surgery is as good an option as off-pump surgery for patients with high surgical risk.

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