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May 26, 2015
This video demonstrates the performance of a VATS anatomic sublobar resection on a patient with an apparently benign central mass.
May 21, 2015
In March 2015, the first successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) was performed at the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. In this interview, recorded via Google Hangouts, Joel Dunning talks with Atiq Rehman of Lourdes Health System, NJ, and Kamran Baig of Trent Cardiac Centre,UK, about this development.
May 20, 2015
This video demonstrates the technique of robot-assisted trans-abdominal Nissen fundoplication for the surgical management of GERD. It includes discussion of techniques and tips to perform the operation well.
May 19, 2015
In this debate that occurred at the 2015 SCTS Annual Meeting, two experts discuss the use of the endoballoon versus the transthoracic clamp in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
May 18, 2015
This video shows an experimental method for total reconstruction of the mitral valve with autologous pericardium.
May 14, 2015
Patrick Perier of the Herz und Gefass Klinik in Bad Neustadt, Germany, discusses the evolution and current practice of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery in Europe.
May 13, 2015
Filmed at the 2015 SCTS Annual Meeting in Manchester, UK, Leanne Harling and Mattia Glauber discuss topics in minimally invasive valve repair and replacement.
May 12, 2015
This video demonstrates a peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM).
May 11, 2015
This video demonstrates the surgical treatment of a right ventricular myxoma.
May 7, 2015
A panel of five experts discuss the use of ECMO in a roundtable discussion, which was filmed at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.