New MMCTS Tutorials

Since our re-launch on 15 November 2016 we’ve published 15 new cardio-thoracic surgery tutorials in MMCTS, many of them now with narration. Here are links to all of our new tutorials. We hope you can find the time to take a look and share them with your colleagues.

Remember that we are always looking for new content.  So, if you are interested in submitting a new tutorial please visit Contributing to MMCTS to learn more.

We look forward to hearing your feedback. Please email us at if you have any questions or comments.


Multi-vessel small thoracotomy coronary artery bypass using in-situ bilateral internal thoracic arteries and right gastroepiploic artery – Aliaksandr A. Ziankou et al
Wire skills for the surgeon – Femoral access safety net and vascular closure devices in transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation procedures – Simon H. Sundermann et al


Implanting permanent left ventricular assist devices in patients on veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support – Diyar Saeed et al
A novel technique to exclude the left ventricle with an assist device – Stefan Klotz et al
Posterior Wall Left Ventricular Aneurysm Repair – Patrick O. Myers et al
Optimal surgical mitral valve repair in Barlow’s disease: the concept of functional prolapse – Robert Klautz et al
The adjustable slipknot technique for implanting neochordae in the repair of mitral valve prolapse – Mitsuhiro Yano et al
Mitral valve repair and aortic valve replacement with sutureless prosthesis implantation through a right minithoracotomy – Antonio Lio et al
Off-pump anastomosis of the left internal mammary artery to the left anterior descending coronary artery through a left inferior J-hemisternotomy – Ivy Modrau et al
Transapical approach to optimize left ventricular resynchronization in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy – Imre Kassai et al


Yasui procedure – Patrick Myers et al
Bicuspidization of quadricuspid truncal valve – Ismail Bouhout et al
Warden procedure for correction of sinus venosus atrial septal defect and partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection – Michael Hofmann et al


A new technique for treatment of tracheal stenosis – Sandro Batzella et al
Uniportal VATS for treatment of bullous lung disease – Hussein Elkhayat et al


Pericardial fat flap: surgical technique for infection control after graft replacement – Yoshitsugu Nakamura et al
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