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Adult: Repair of intermediate-type bicuspid aortic valve using a trileaflet annuloplasty ring and autologous pericardial commissural augmentation.

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Congenital: This video depicts the successful thoracoscopic resection of a tracheobiliary fistula in a pediatric patient. Before dividing the distal fistula at the level of the diaphragm, a thoracic cholangiogram was performed to confirm the biliary anatomy.

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Thoracic: Division of inferior pulmonary ligament and dissection of stations 7, 8, and 9.

Featured Graphical Abstracts

Reimplantation versus aortic ring annuloplasty in bicuspid valve with borderline aortic root ectasia

Adult Legend: Schematic representation of the 2 surgical approaches for bicuspid aortic valve repair with borderline root ectasia; Root diameter seems to remain stable over time when the external ring technique was performed. The greater incidence of reoperation after the external ring technique could be due to the progressive learning curve (256 patients vs 52 patients). Irace

A new surgical challenge: Reconstruction of aortic arch aneurysm late after the Norwood procedure in an adult with Fontan circulation

Congenital Legend: End-to-side aortic graft anastomosis to navigate arch transition in ascending and arch aneurysm repair after Fontan completion. Deng

A novel system applying artificial intelligence in the identification of air leak sites

Thoracic Legend: This novel software detects the presence or absence of potential leak sites in intraoperative static images or videos via endoscopic camera. Kadomatsu


JTCVS Techniques

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JTCVS Techniques is a peer-reviewed, open access journal from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the publisher of the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (JTCVS). Brought to you by the same editorial team as JTCVS, JTCVS Techniques aims to provide timely information to cardio-thoracic surgeons by publishing high-quality case reports, innovative techniques and cardiothoracic images in video and multimedia formats. Videos are an important component to demonstrate techniques and report outcomes of surgical interventions.


The American Association for Thoracic Surgery

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery is an international organization of over 1,500 of the world's foremost cardiothoracic surgeons representing 41 countries. Founded in 1917, its members have a proven record of distinction within the specialty and have made significant contributions to the care and treatment of cardiothoracic disease throughout the world.


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