Welcome to the University of Maryland Heart Center Surgical Webcasts page.
Below are Webcasts of heart surgeries performed in at the Maryland Heart Center.
Please be advised that the Webcasts are graphic in nature. Viewing the Webcasts
requires Real Media Player.
This Webcast shows a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement surgery, in which cardiac surgeon Jamie Brown replaces a severely blocked valve with a tissue valve.
Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery Program - Information on the UM Medical Center's pioneering minimally invasive aortic surgery program.
This Webcast shows a minimally invasive CyroMaze procedure, which uses cryoablation -- a cold probe to create electrical barriers in the upper chamber of the heart -- to surgically treat atrial fibrillation.
CryoMaze Procedure to Treat Atrial Fibrillation - Information on the CryoMaze procedure, including success rates, which research data shows is as high at 95% successful for curing atrial fibrillation.
The University of Maryland Medical Center presents a webcast featuring a Hybrid Arch Debranching operation. The hybrid arch debranching repair is less invasive than the traditional surgery and has a lower risk.
This Webcast shows an innovative minimally invasive mitral valve repair procedure, in which tiny instruments are placed through a two-inch “keyhole” incision to perform the same repairs that have traditionally required open-heart surgery.
This Webcast shows a thoracic aortic endograft, a minimally invasive surgery used to repair a thoracic aortic aneurysm.
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair - Visit the Maryland Heart Center and Maryland Vascular Center sites for more information on this procedure.