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September 22, 2016
In a roundtable filmed at the 2016 STS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, a group of experts discuss the current state and future of image-guided cardiothoracic surgery.
September 20, 2016
Hans-Joachim Schaefers of Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg/Saar, Germany, compares the Yacoub and David procedures.
Subxiphoid Dual-Port Thymectomy Performed With Partial Resection of the Innominate Vein and Pericardial Patch Closure
September 19, 2016
This is the case of a patient with an anterior mediastinal tumor. A subxiphoid dual-port thymectomy was performed with partial resection of the innominate vein and pericardial patch closure.
September 15, 2016
Franca Melfi of the University of Pisa, Italy, discusses the benefits of robotic surgery in the management of mediastinal disease, along with the supporting evidence.
September 14, 2016
This video shows a unique case of concurrent pectus excavatum repair and ascending aortic root replacement.
September 13, 2016
In this video, the authors use the PAS-Port Proximal Anastomotic System in the abdominal aorta procedure as a viable alternative to traditional anastomotic techniques.
A Different Perspective on Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery for a Strange Case of a Clinical Stage IA Lung Neuroendocrine Tumor
September 12, 2016
This video shows a novel minimally invasive thoracic (MIT) caudal approach for a patient affected by a biopsy-proven neuroendocrine tumor of the middle lobe of the lung (cT1aN0Mx).
September 8, 2016
Malakh Shrestha of the Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany, describes his experience using the frozen elephant trunk technique for complex aortic arch surgery.
Papillary Muscle Approximation to the Interventricular Septum in Cone Reconstruction of Ebstein’s Anomaly
September 6, 2016
This video describes the technique of right ventricular papillary muscle approximation to the septum (RV-PMA) as an adjunct to cone reconstruction of Ebstein’s anomaly, and reviews some of the authors’ initial results.
September 5, 2016
The authors present the case of a mediastinal teratoma adhering to the right upper lobe, compressing the superior vena cava and innominate vein.