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Adult: Intraoperative video demonstrating technique for TAVR explant and commando operation with double-patch technique for double-valve endocarditis with destruction of the intervalvular fibrous body.

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Congenital: Step-by-step resection of the tumor.

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Thoracic: Division of the inferior pulmonary ligament and level 9 lymph node dissection.

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Endoscopically assisted selective antegrade cardioplegia in minimally invasive aortic valve replacement for patients with aortic insufficiency

Adult Legend:  This study aimed to describe and evaluate endoscopically assisted selective cardioplegia delivery in minimally invasive AVR for AI. For myocardial protection, KCL and landiolol were systemically administered before aortic crossclamping, and cold crystalloid cardioplegia was delivered selectively to the coronary arteries using step-by-step endoscopic procedures. Ito

Use of Berlin EXCOR cannulas in both venovenous and venoarterial central extracorporeal membrane oxygenation configurations overcomes the problem of cannula instability while bridging infants and young children to lung transplant

Congenital Legend: Graphical Abstract demonstrating patient demographics, central VA and VV cannulation configurations, stages of targeted rehabilitation for patients on ECMO, outcomes after ECMO cannulation, and implications for clinical significance in this patient population. Stephens

A feasible technique for distinguishing the intersegmental plane by transbronchial injection of iron sucrose

Thoracic Legend: A technique for identifying intersegmental plane both on the surface and in the parenchyma.  Li


JTCVS Techniques

Cover Image - JTCVS Techniques, Volume 18, Issue

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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