November 6, 2014
Jess Thompson, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona, discusses medical policy advocacy in the United States with an emphasis on cardiothoracic surgery.
November 5, 2014
This video presents the options available when a patient has greater-than-mild aortic insufficiency at the time of LVAD placement, and demonstrates the performance of a Parksâ€™ stitch.
November 4, 2014
A few places are still remaining in the EACTS Academy November courses: Heart Failure: State of the Art and Future Perspectives, 10-14 November; Mitral & Tricuspid Valve, 19-21 November; Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement and Aortic Valve Repair, 28-29 November.
November 3, 2014
This case describes a 74-year-old woman whose routine coronary bypass graft surgery was complicated with the rare and potentially lethal aortic root and left main dissection. The authors show how disaster for this patient was averted using a simple surgical technique.
October 31, 2014
Joel Dunning talks with Brian Buxton, Professor of Cardiac Surgery at the Victorian Heart Centre, Australia. Mr. Dunning and Professor Buxton discuss the Radial Artery Patency and Clinical Outcomes (RAPCO) randomized trial, and its upcoming ten-year results.