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November 20, 2014
Randy Martin, MD, Piedmont Heart in Atlanta, Georgia, moderates a lively discussion on mitral valve repair.The panel’s discussion moves from evolving concepts of FMR repair and replacement to tricuspid valve repair and access routes, and touches on pathways to TCV mitral.
November 19, 2014
Moninder Bhabra of the New Cross Hospital, United Kingdom, discusses the transcatheter implantation of a new bioprosthesis valve into a previously replaced or repaired valve.
Single Port Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Under Spontaneous Ventilation in a High Risk Patient
November 18, 2014
This video demonstrates a uniportal non-intubated VATS lobectomy in an elderly patient with a lower left lobe tumor.
November 17, 2014
This video illustrates the technique used to repair an aortic dissection with a tear involving the aortic root contiguous with the right coronary artery (RCA). In addition to the dissection repair, an aortic root replacement and a jump graft to the RCA are performed.
November 12, 2014
This video presents the case of a 52-year-old man who was found to have a leaking bicuspid aortic valve and a 5.2 cm aneurysm extending from the aortic root to the proximal arch.
November 11, 2014
This video illustrates a technique for glutaraldehyde-fixed autologous leaflet replacement for aortic valve reconstruction, including bicuspid and tri-leaflet valve reconstruction methods.
November 10, 2014
Joel Dunning talks with Douglas Wood about key aspects of general thoracic surgery and the importance of specialization for the future of the specialty in a interview recorded at the 2014 EACTS Annual Meeting.
November 6, 2014
Jess Thompson, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona, discusses medical policy advocacy in the United States with an emphasis on cardiothoracic surgery.
November 5, 2014
This video presents the options available when a patient has greater-than-mild aortic insufficiency at the time of LVAD placement, and demonstrates the performance of a Parks’ stitch.
November 4, 2014
Gilbert Massard of the Centre Hospitalier, France discusses the surgical treatment of thoracic infections, including: empyema, aspergillosis, and tuberculosis.