Education

The Ross Procedure – Why and How?

The Ross Procedure – Why and How?

In this installment of the CSCS Learning Series, Dr. Ismail El-Hamamsy from the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, NY speaks on the subject of the Ross procedure – its role in the treatment of non-elderly patients with aortic stenosis and the technical...
Aortic Root – Anatomy, Replacement, Valve Sparing

Aortic Root – Anatomy, Replacement, Valve Sparing

In this lecture, Dr. Richard Whitlock from McMaster University and the Hamilton Health Sciences Centre provides an overview of surgery on the aortic root, reviewing the anatomy of the aortic root as well as the principles underlying a successful valve-sparing root...

Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair

In this lecture, Dr. Jennifer Chung from the University of Toronto provides an overview of thoracoabdominal aneurysms and highlights the key strategies when embarking on the surgical and endovascular repairs of this disease process.
Approach to the Arch in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection

Approach to the Arch in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection

In the second of three lectures on the subject of the thoracic aorta, Dr. Maral Ouzounian from the University of Toronto presents on the approach to the aortic arch in patients presenting with an acute type A aortic dissection. Specifically, she explores the...
Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)

Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)

In this, the inaugural installment of the CSCS Virtual Lecture Series, Dr. Michael Moon from the University of Alberta presents on the subject of thoracic endovascular aortic repair, or TEVAR. By the end of this session, it is anticipated that participants will be...