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August 15, 2018
This video highlights the use of the Konno procedure to safely expose the root of the aorta in a patient with an aortic root abscess and a history of multiple cardiac surgeries.
August 8, 2018
Know what reviewers and editors are looking for when evaluating your submission to their journals.
August 7, 2018
The authors detail the procedure for a central cannulation in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
August 6, 2018
This video presents a rare Gerbode defect secondary to aortic and tricuspid valve endocarditis, along with its surgical management using sliding tricuspid valve annuloplasty.
Use of Indocyanine Green as a Mark for Intersegmental Plane During Thoracoscopic Segmentectomies: An Apparent Failure
August 1, 2018
This video demonstrates an apparent failure of indocyanine green for determination of the intersegmental plane; is it wrong or correct?
July 31, 2018
In this video, the authors demonstrate their technique for a right transcarotid transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
July 30, 2018
With this video, the authors share the approach they adopted for a redo Bentall intervention in a 66-year-old patient presenting with a chronically dissected aneurysmal root and severe aortic regurgitation.
July 24, 2018
This article discusses the periareolar approach for minimally invasive cardiac surgery, a feasible and safe technique that has aesthetic benefits and gives appropriate surgical visualization.
July 23, 2018
This video demonstrates right and left pneumonectomies, each performed via a uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic approach.
July 17, 2018
The use of ultrasonic energy in vessel harvesting for coronary artery bypass provides several advantages over the conventional diathermy during the preparation of the arterial graft, and harmonic shears may be beneficial in being faster, reducing bleeding, and allowing the surgeon to work closely to the vessel.