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During the 2023 59th Annual STS Meeting, Professor Marc Gerdisch, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Franciscan Health Heart Center, was kind enough to sit down with CTSNet Associate Editor Jill Ley to... More
November 23, 2022
An overview of CTSNet's Guest Editor Series' over the past two years, including videos curated by Konstadinos Plestis, Marc Gerdish, Virginia Litle, Eduard Quintana, and Alan Sihoe.
November 22, 2022
This video demonstrates correction of anomalous right subclavian artery (aRSA) originating from the distal thoracic aorta by transection and anastomosis of aRSA to the right carotid artery.
November 22, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Gary Lee, recognized world leader in translational pleural research, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Western Australia, a Consultant and Director of Pleural Services at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Australia. In this video, he presents an update on pleural effusion management.
November 21, 2022
This video demonstrates a technique for colonic interposition to restore enteric continuity after a failed Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy, with “supercharging” of the colonic conduit performed via additional arterial inflow and venous outflow.
November 17, 2022
This video demonstrates a double switch operation with an arterial switch and modified Senning procedure for congenitally corrected transposition. Key technical modifications in the atrial and arterial switch components are highlighted.
November 16, 2022
With the variation of skills and procedures present in cardiovascular surgery, a video or article with distinct and informative steps can clarify both simple and complex procedures. These five recent articles provide easy-to-follow approaches to popular cardiac surgical procedures.
November 15, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Nick Maskell, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Bristol; Honorary Consultant Chest Physician at North Bristol NHS Trust in the U.K.; and Chair of Trustees for Mesothelioma U.K. In this video, he discusses an investigation of an undiagnosed unilateral pleural effusion.
November 15, 2022
This video shows a case of a large post-intubation tracheal laceration repair performed by robotic assisted thoracoscopic surgery with a veno-venous ECMO support. It demonstrates the enormous potential of these two technological tools when applied together for selected complex cases of tracheal diseases.
November 14, 2022
This video shows the cone repair technique for a severe form of Ebstein’s anomaly with significant posterior leaflet deficiency, requiring autologous pericardium patch enlargement.
November 10, 2022
This video shows resection of a giant mediastinal mass while avoiding sternotomy, performed by RATS.

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