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May 24, 2018
Presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the STSA, this video demonstrates a minimally invasive technique to plicate, narrow, and straighten the esophagus.
May 17, 2018
Roberto Lorusso of the Maastricht University Medical Center in the Netherlands discusses the Perceval valve and the ongoing PERSIST-AVR trial.
May 10, 2018
The authors describe an open surgical repair for a patient who presented with an aortic root fistula from a device previously inserted to close an atrial septal defect.
May 3, 2018
Kyriakos Anastasiadis of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece discusses the advances, definition, and benefits of minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation.
April 12, 2018
This video describes the steps for a minimally invasive, resource-limited ASD closure, and the relevant technical pearls and pitfalls are emphasized.
April 5, 2018
Mr Sridhar Rathinam of the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK, discusses the surgical treatment of emphysema.
Hybrid Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement With a Transcatheter Valve in the Setting of Mitral Annular Calcification
March 29, 2018
This video shows a novel technique using a transcatheter valve deployed in the mitral position during open surgery.
March 22, 2018
G. Alexander Patterson from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, discusses patient selection and indications for lung transplantation.
March 15, 2018
This video illustrates a comprehensive approach to leaflet reconstruction in patients with grade 3 or 4 aortic insufficiency.
March 8, 2018
Eric Lim of the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK, discusses the rise of competing technology in radiotherapy and its effect on general thoracic surgery.