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September 19, 2018
A 50-year-old woman with severe emphysema due to smoking underwent lung volume reduction surgery of her right upper lobe.
September 18, 2018
This video demonstrates the steps of an acute type A aortic dissection repair.
Three-Step Myectomy, Mitral Plication, and Chordae Cutting for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Through a Transaortic Approach
September 17, 2018
The authors present a myectomy, mitral plication, and chord cutting for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy through a transaortic approach.
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.