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.
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January 15, 2019
December 6, 2018
Leanne Harling talks with John McKenna about the role of industry in cardiothoracic surgical advances.
December 5, 2018
Using remodeling aortic and mitral annuloplasty rings, a double valve repair was accomplished in a young patient with Marfan syndrome.
November 22, 2018
Patrick Perier of the Herz und Gefäß Klinik in Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Germany, discusses the problem of excess tissue in mitral valve repair.
November 13, 2018
This video demonstrates a tricuspid annuloplasty. The authors detail the procedure in a step-by-step fashion, using diagrams and surgical video to illustrate key technical elements.
Aortic Valve Replacement Through Right Minithoracotomy Approach Using Central Cannulation and Sutureless Bioprosthesis
November 6, 2018
This video demonstrates the authors’ preferred technique of aortic valve replacement, through a right anterior minithoracotomy using central cannulation and a sutureless bioprosthesis.
October 23, 2018
This video demonstrates a valve replacement surgery for a 55-year-old woman who presented with carcinoid heart disease caused by a primary ovarian carcinoid tumor.
Bileaflet Polytetrafluoroethylene Conduits for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction in Small Children
October 22, 2018
Bicuspid-valved polytetrafluoroethylene conduits are an excellent choice for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction in patients aged less than two years.
October 17, 2018
Find it here: the 32nd EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy
September 13, 2018
Torsten Doenst of the University Heart Center Thuringen in Germany presents a discussion on the importance of long-term durability when considering conventional versus transcatheter valves.