Hans-Joachim Shäfers of Saarland University Medical Center in Germany presents his tips and tricks for aortic root remodeling.
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January 24, 2019
January 15, 2019
The authors demonstrate how to use one homograft root in reoperative infected aortic root/hemiarch reconstruction with the use of a handmade bovine pericardial aortic tube to replace the ascending aorta and unite the divided homograft.
December 5, 2018
Using remodeling aortic and mitral annuloplasty rings, a double valve repair was accomplished in a young patient with Marfan syndrome.
November 1, 2018
Lognathen Balacumaraswami of the Royal Stoke University Hospital in Stoke-on-Trent, UK, presents a discussion on reimplantation versus remodeling for the treatment of connective tissue disorders.
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.
Personalized External Aortic Root Support Surgery for Asymptomatic Aortic Dilation: 100 Patient Milestone Reached
October 18, 2017
In this video, PEARS inventor and first patient, Tal Golesworthy, interviews the 100th PEARS patient.
April 3, 2017
This video shows a modified Bentall-De Bono procedure on a patient who had previously undergone repair for Tetralogy of Fallot.
February 14, 2017
This video demonstrates a "floating valve" technique to reduce patient-prosthesis mismatch in cases of small aortic roots.
September 20, 2016
Hans-Joachim Schaefers of Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg/Saar, Germany, compares the Yacoub and David procedures.
March 16, 2016
In a discussion filmed at the 2015 EACTS Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, an international panel of experts considers the management of porcelain aorta.