Robotic Thoracic Surgery

Systematic Review

Katie E. O’Sullivan, Usha S. Kreaden, April E. Hebert, Donna Eaton, Karen C. Redmond

Emily Singer, Peter J. Kneuertz, Desmond M. D’Souza, Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, Robert E. Merritt

Keynote Lecture Series

Ghada M. M. Shahin, George J. Brandon Bravo Bruinsma, Sasha Stamenkovic, Miguel A. Cuesta

Carmelina C. Zirafa, Gaetano Romano, Teresa Hung Key, Federico Davini, Franca Melfi

Featured Articles

Art of Operative Techniques

Masters of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Marion Durand

Erkan Kaba, Tugba Cosgun, Kemal Ayalp, Alper Toker

Pierluigi Novellis, Mehmood Jadoon, Umberto Cariboni, Edoardo Bottoni, Alessandro Pardolesi, Giulia Veronesi

Giye Choe, Bernard Park

Management and outcomes of left ventricular assist device-associated endocarditis: a systematic review

Sinal Patel, Syed Saif Abbas Rizvi, Jae Hwan Choi, Dylan P. Horan, Matthew P. Weber, Elizabeth J. Maynes, Jessica G. Y. Luc, Nana Aburjania, John W. Entwistle, Rohinton J. Morris, Howard T. Massey, Vakhtang Tchantchaleishvili

Bicuspid aortic valve repair: systematic review on long-term outcomes

George J. Arnaoutakis, Ibrahim Sultan, Mary Siki, Joseph E. Bavaria

Comparison of Dacron ring and suture annuloplasty for aortic valve repair—a porcine study

Leila Louise Benhassen, Diana Mathilde Ropcke, Mona Sharghbin, Troels Lading, Jens Kæstel Skov, Marcell Juan Tjørnild, Karen Bagger Poulsen, Tommy Bechsgaard, Søren Nielsen Skov, Sten Lyager Nielsen, John Michael Hasenkam

Multimodal imaging of aortic annulus and root geometry after valve sparing root reconstruction

Matthew Valdis, Andrew Thain, Philip M. Jones, Ian Chan, Michael W. A. Chu

Aortic valve opening and closure: the clover dynamics

Emmanuel Lansac, Hou-Sen Lim, Yu Shomura, Khee Hiang Lim, Nolan T. Rice, Isabelle Di Centa, Pouya Youssefi, Wolfgang Goetz, Carlos M. G. Duran

AVIATOR registry: the importance to evaluate long-term patient outcome

Frederiek de Heer, Emmanuel Lansac, Ismail El-Hamamsy, Philippe Pibarot, Laurent De Kerchove, Gebrine El Khoury, Hans-Joachim Schäfers, Johanna J. M. Takkenberg, Jolanda Kluin, on behalf of the Aortic Valve Repair Research Network Investigators

Type B intramural hematoma and descending penetrating aortic ulcer

Tim Berger, Bartosz Rylski, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Martin Czerny

Clinical and quality of life outcomes after aortic valve replacement and aortic root surgery in adult patients <65 years old

Arjen L. Gökalp, Frederiek de Heer, Jonathan R. G. Etnel, Jolanda Kluin, Johanna J. M. Takkenberg

Rheumatic aortic valve disease—when and who to repair?

Ahmed Afifi, Hatem Hosny, Magdi Yacoub

Bicuspid aortic valve repair adapted to aortic phenotype

Mustafa Zakkar, Pouya Youssefi, Christophe Acar, Nizar Khelil, Mathieu Debauchez, Emmanuel Lansac

Subxiphoid robotic-assisted right pneumonectomy

C. Puwalani Vidanapathirana, Pavlos Papoulidis, Marco Nardini, Jason Trevis, Chris Bayliss, Joel Dunning

Valve sparing root replacement: reimplantation of the aortic valve

Gaby Aphram, Saadallah Tamer, Stefano Mastrobuoni, Gebrine El Khoury, Laurent de Kerchove

Isolated aortic valve repair—how to do it and long-term results: suture annuloplasty

Ulrich Schneider, Shunsuke Miyahara, Christian Giebels, Irem Karliova, Hans-Joachim Schäfers

Unicuspid valve repair—what technique, which patch for which patient?

Shunsuke Matsushima, Christian Giebels, Maximilian Glenske, Irem Karliova, Hans-Joachim Schäfers

Minimally invasive aortic valve reconstruction with autologous pericardium: how we do it

Dinh H. Nguyen, Anh T. Vo, Trang T. Nguyen, Khoi M. Le, Binh Q. Truong, Bac H. Nguyen

Surgical aortic valve replacement due to infective endocarditis after transcatheter aortic valve implantation with the self-expanding Portico valve prosthesis

Yukiharu Sugimura, Shintaro Katahira, Rene Lopez Lopez, Philipp Rellecke, Artur Lichtenberg, Payam Akhyari

Aortic valve repair for tri-leaflet aortic insufficiency associated with asymmetric aortic root aneurysms

George T. Stavridis, Richard S. Downey, Marc W. Gerdisch, G. Chad Hughes, Marek J. Jasinski, J. Scott Rankin, Domenico Mazzitelli, Diana Aicher, Theodor Fischlein, Yeong-Hoon Choi, Alberto Weber, Ivar Friedrich, Mattia Glauber, Steffen Pfeiffer, Antonio Miceli, Ming-Sing Si, Tomislav Klokocovnik, Lawrence M. Wei, Marek A. Deja, Vinay Badhwar

Minimally invasive bicuspid aortic valve repair with external ring annuloplasty

Oleg I. Orlov, Vishal N. Shah, Cinthia P. Orlov, Vasily I. Kaleda, Konstadinos A. Plestis

Quadricuspid aortic valve repair

Stefano Mastrobuoni, Gaby Aphram, Saadallah Tamer, Emiliano Navarra, Laurent De Kerchove, Gebrine El Khoury

Isolated aortic valve repair—how to do it and long-term results: external ring annuloplasty

Mustafa Zakkar, Pouya Youssefi, Isabelle Di Centa, Nizar Khelil, Mathieu Debauchez, Emmanuel Lansac

Valve sparing root replacement: remodeling root repair with aortic ring annuloplasty

Pouya Youssefi, Isabelle Di Centa, Nizar Khelil, Mathieu Debauchez, Emmanuel Lansac

Systematic review and meta-analysis of transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis

Christopher Cao, Su C. Ang, Praveen Indraratna, Con Manganas, Paul Bannon, Deborah Black, David Tian, Tristan D. Yan

Results of open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair

Scott A. LeMaire, Matt D. Price, Susan Y. Green, Samantha Zarda, Joseph S. Coselli

Systematic review and meta-analysis: techniques and a guide for the academic surgeon

Kevin Phan, David H. Tian, Christopher Cao, Deborah Black, Tristan D. Yan

Anatomy of the aortic root: implications for valve-sparing surgery

Efstratios I. Charitos, Hans-Hinrich Sievers

Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm

John R. Frederick, Y. Joseph Woo

Complications after aortic valve repair and valve-sparing procedures

Michel Van Dyck, David Glineur, Laurent de Kerchove, Gébrine El Khoury

Why is the mammary artery so special and what protects it from atherosclerosis?

Fumiyuki Otsuka, Kazuyuki Yahagi, Kenichi Sakakura, Renu Virmani

Harvesting the radial artery

Arie Blitz, Robert M. Osterday, Richard F. Brodman

Valve sparing root replacement: the remodeling technique with external ring annuloplasty

Emmanuel Lansac, Isabelle Di Centa, Jan Vojacek, Jan Nijs, Jaroslav Hlubocky, Gianclaudio Mecozzi, Mathieu Debauchez

Video-atlas of aortic valve repair

Saadallah Tamer, Laurent de kerchove, David Glineur, Gebrine Elkhoury