Stefano Mastrobuoni, Saadallah Tamer, et al.
St. Luc’s Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Aortic VSRR with the reimplantation technique in patients with Marfan syndrome can be carried out without increased perioperative risk and is associated with excellent long-term results. In this video a 27-year-old man with Marfan syndrome and 50mm aortic root underwent uncomplicated elective root replacement.
Camilo A. Velasquez, John A. Elefteriades, et al.
Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
The two-stage Elephant Trunk technique is used when surgery of both the ascending and descending aorta is required. The use of the frozen elephant trunk procedure during Stage I and thoracic endovascular aortic repair in patients with connective tissue disease is controversial due to the fragility of the tissue and the risk of ongoing dilatation in the native aortic tissue after stenting.
Daniel G. Swistel, Mark V. Sherrid
New York University School of Medicine, NYU/Langone Medical Center, New York, USA
This video presents a 32 year old male with a history of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, presenting with exertional dyspnoea. Stress echocardiogram demonstrated outflow tract gradient of over 150mmHg. He underwent elective myectomy procedure with good resolution of symptoms.
Daniel Richard Watson, Steven Joseph Yakubov, et al.
Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, USA
An 84-year-old female with multiple comorbidities and recurrent admissions for congestive heart failure secondary to critical aortic stenosis underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Due to the large body habitus, femoral access was not suitable. The subclavian artery was used successfully as an access option.
John Dark Asif Hasan
PCI & CABG in 2018
Advanced Arch Surgery in the Branched TEVAR Era
Nimesh Desai Eric Roselli
Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Emerging Mitral Technologies
Tom Nguyen Vinod Thourani
Extracorporeal Life Support for Refractory Heart Failure
Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass