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Congenital

May 15, 2018
The authors present a valve sparing aortic root replacement using a ministernotomy in a 35-year-old woman with Marfan syndrome.
April 16, 2018
This video demonstrates a VATS resection of a congenital lobar emphysema in a young woman with spontaneous pneumothorax, and the author discusses the presence of osseous metaplasia of the lung.
March 28, 2018
This video demonstrates pulmonary root translocation for dextro-transposition of the great arteries. This technique maintains the growth potential of the native pulmonary valve and avoids the need for a right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit and for coronary handling.
March 16, 2018
While there are many iconic textbooks on congenital cardiac surgery, an accessible introductory text has been sorely lacking. The author discusses why this innovative new e-book fills that significant void.
March 14, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, Joel Dunning, Dawn Jaroszewski, and Daniel Miller discuss important considerations in relation to the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum.
February 27, 2018
This video provides a step-by-step guide to a minimally invasive ASD repair with an emphasis on pearls and pitfalls.
February 26, 2018
This video demonstrates the ascending aortic slide, a safe and reproducible technique for patients in whom the interrupted aortic arch has a wide interruption gap between the proximal and distal aortic portions.
February 13, 2018
This video demonstrates the emergency separation of conjoined hearts in a pair of twins, in whom the failing circulation of one twin threatened the survival of the healthy twin within hours of delivery.
January 8, 2018
Interrupted aortic arch occurring with an aortopulmonary window is an extremely rare anomaly. This video demonstrates a single stage repair in a preterm very-low birth weight neonate, using autologous pericardium to reconstruct the aorta.
November 28, 2017
This video was filmed on a cardiac surgery mission to Enugu Nigeria, led by Emily Farkas and sponsored by CardioStart and the VOOM Foundation.

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