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The CTSNet Resident Video Competition continues to be a highlight for the cardiothoracic surgery online community. CTSNet is excited to announce the winner of the 2021 competition, Dr. Julia Coughlin...
March 28, 2022
On Friday, March 25, at 10:00 a.m. ET (US) Edwards Lifesciences, in collaboration with CTSNet, presented a live webinar titled “Lifetime management of aortic valve disease: Key considerations for optimal valve selection.” This is the recording of that webinar.
March 25, 2022
Eric Lim, the Chair of the UK Thoracic Surgery Research Collaborative, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at the Royal Brompton Hospital, and a Professor of Thoracic Surgery at the Imperial College London gives an update of surgical lung volume reduction.
March 24, 2022
Complex cases are an opportunity for surgeons to unitize unique skills that they have picked up over time. This video shows an interesting off-pump mediastinal complex oncologic vascular operation for a thymic neuroendocrine carcinoma.
March 23, 2022
Complex composite grafting can occasionally be required for total arterial revascularization in patients who need multiple grafts, so it is important for surgeons to learn as many techniques as possible. This video shows how to use double Y grafting utilizing bilateral IMA and a radial artery with endarterectomy to increase a patient’s chance at long-term survival.
March 22, 2022
In this video, a twenty-year-old woman with severe aortic prosthetic dysfunction undergoes a fourth-time sternotomy with modified pulmonary autograft (Ross) aortic root replacement and a revision of pervious ascending-to-descending aortic bypass graft.
March 21, 2022
One of the main worries with aortic valve-in-valve procedures (ViV) is coronary occlusion. This is a devastating complication with a greater than 50 percent mortality rate. This video describes a surgical alternative to the interventional Basilica procedure in a high-risk patient for ViV because of a very low coronary implantation.
March 18, 2022
Thomas Frauenfelder, Professor of Thoracic Imaging and Vice Director of the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland, discusses advances in imaging for emphysema.
March 17, 2022
This interesting video demonstrates a redo David I procedure for a thirty-year-old woman diagnosed with aortic insufficiency with bicuspid aortic valve. This case has the added layer of the patient also having had a PTA repair and reconstruction of right ventricular outflow track with a homograft when she was six.
March 15, 2022
A sixty-year-old woman with angina. A coronary angiography showed an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left coronary cusp.
March 15, 2022
Robotic Ivor-Lewis esophagectomies can be interesting procedures. This is especially true if one is performing it after a previous placement of a laparoscopic gastric band. This video demonstrates how to perform this procedure.

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