ICVTS - Editors Choice
This month's articles selected by the Editor are open for discussion until 23 July 2015
- NEW IDEAS - ADULT CARDIAC:
Mini-partial heart autotransplantation: a different way to perform the Cox-maze III
Ovidio A. García-Villarreal
Twitt: Authors describe a technique allowing excellent access to mitral valve repair performing cut-and-sew Cox-Maze III.
- ORIGINAL ARTICLE - ADULT CARDIAC:
A retrospective comparative study of minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation versus conventional extracorporeal circulation in emergency coronary artery bypass surgery patients: a single surgeon analysis
Magdalena Rufa, Jens Schubel, Christian Ulrich, Jan Schaarschmidt, Catalin Tiliscan, Adrian Bauer, and Harald Hausmann
Twitt: Authors show that minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation in emergency is safe and effective.
- BEST EVIDENCE TOPIC - THORACIC:
Is the learning curve for video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy affected by prior experience in open lobectomy?
Sharon Okyere, Rizwan Attia, Levon Toufektzian, and Tom Routledge
Twitt: Learning curve for VAT Lobectomy is not influenced by the experience in open lobectomy.