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Filmed in Ancona, Italy, the authors in this video share how they are combining catheter-based and open surgical therapies in patients with heavily calcified ascending aorta to decrease their... More
June 2, 2015
This video shows a uniportal VATS surgery to evacuate a hematoma in a 78-year-old woman.
June 1, 2015
This video shows an aortic valve replacement in a patient with severe aortic stenosis through a minimally invasive right thoracotomy approach. The postoperative follow-up was uneventful and the patient was discharged on post-operative day six.
May 28, 2015
In presentations given at the 2014 STSA Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona, two experts address lung cancer screening.
May 27, 2015
Todd Rosengart, Joseph Sabik, and Stephen Fremes discuss total arterial revascularization in a roundtable discussion recorded at the 2015 STS Annual Meeting.
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.

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