International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2023

  • Giant Pediatric Lymphangioma Resected by Robotic Surgery in the Mediastinum – Case Report

    Erlon de Avila Carvalho, Marina Varela Braga de Oliveira, Philippe Chaves Winter, Ana Clara de Paula Caldas, Astunaldo Júnior de Macedo e Pinho, Daniel Oliveira Bonomi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 19 January 2023
    Accepted: 10 February 2023
    Published: 21 February 2023
    Abstract: Lymphangiomas are slow-developing benign malformations of the lymphatic system. They are characterized by lymphatic proliferation in mucous membranes. The diagnosis is based on clinical history and, mainly, imaging findings, such as CT and NMR. Standard treatment demands total surgical excision for curative purposes A 1 year and 4 months old boy we... Show More
  • Tran Catheter Closure of Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD): Preliminary Results in Children Weighing 5kg or Less

    Mirza Mohd Kamran, Shaad Abqari, Azam Haseen, Mayank Yadav

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 5-8
    Received: 9 December 2022
    Accepted: 30 December 2022
    Published: 22 May 2023
    Abstract: Aim: This study aims to evaluate feasibility and complications of device closure of ventricular septal defect (VSD) in children weighing 5kg. Methods: Between March 2018 and March 2021, total 15 patients with Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) weighing 5Kg or less were taken to Cath lab for percutaneous VSD closure out of which 13 (86%) had successful... Show More