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Meeting Presentations

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This video describes the steps for a minimally invasive, resource-limited ASD closure, and the relevant technical pearls and pitfalls are emphasized.
March 1, 2017
John Pepper of the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London, United Kingdom, argues that there is not yet the evidence to support the superiority of minimally invasive aortic valve replacement over a full sternotomy approach.
February 23, 2017
Christopher Young of St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK, reviews the evidence for minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.
February 17, 2017
Eric Lim of the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, describes the benefits of using an endochamelon camera for performing VATS lobectomy.
February 14, 2017
This video demonstrates a "floating valve" technique to reduce patient-prosthesis mismatch in cases of small aortic roots.
February 8, 2017
Professor Stephen Westaby of John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, gives an overview of the use of temporary mechanical support for postcardiotomy failure.
February 7, 2017
This video demonstrates a technique for bypass of a calcified mitral valve with an extracardiac valved conduit.
February 1, 2017
Joseph Zacharias of the Lancashire Cardiac Centre, Blackpool, UK, gives an overview of the use of ablation for atrial fibrillation in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
January 27, 2017
Rajamiyer Venkateswaran of Mythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK, discusses temporary mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to transplantation in cases of cardiogenic shock.
January 18, 2017
Walter Klepetko of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, gives a detailed talk on the options available for complex airway resections in a variety of conditions.
January 12, 2017
Joseph Zacharias of the Lancashire Cardiac Centre, Blackpool, United Kingdom, demonstrates an endoscopic vein harvesting technique.

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