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In this session from the 2023 London Core Review Cardiothoracic Surgery Course, Professor Steven Westaby spoke on notable milestones in cardiac surgery.
January 31, 2024
This case highlights a technique for resection of a chest wall lesion that was not able to be identified externally. While most osteochondromas and other chest wall maladies are externally evident, some require intrathoracic, thoracoscopic evaluation to carefully guide resection.
January 25, 2024
This article introduces a safe, easy-to-learn eight-step technique for the laparoscopic abdominal portion of a minimally invasive McKeown esophagectomy involving optimized exposure, lymph node dissection, and gastric conduit creation to reduce operative time and expand procedure adoption.
January 25, 2024
In this session from the 2023 London Core Review Cardiothoracic Surgery Course, Professor Tirone David spoke on the development of aortic valve sparing operations over the last twenty-five years.
January 25, 2024
The first video shows a contained rupture of the aortic annulus, which was addressed with removal of the TAVR and a Dacron patch over the rupture. The second video demonstrates a TAVR explantation in a patient who had previously undergone CABG and TAVR, culminating in a mitral valve replacement.
January 24, 2024
This video shows the technique of direct reimplantation of anomalous veins to the left atrium for high partially anomalous pulmonary venous connection.
January 23, 2024
In this video, we are excited to share our latest educational innovations, including the development of a tele-simulator and a tele-simulation curriculum for endoscopic mitral valve surgery.
January 22, 2024
This video demonstrates a robotic assisted lung sparing resection of the left mainstem bronchus through a right-sided approach.
January 19, 2024
Dr. Charles Mve Mvondo presented on the efforts to build the African Database for Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery in order to strengthen CT surgery across African countries.
January 18, 2024
In this series of videos, Dr. Vincent Gaudiani shares his experience in the new field of surgery after previous TAVR and provides his tips for safely performing redo surgery for a variety of indications including TAVR early and late failure, endocarditis, and when further valve surgery is required.