Pediatric Heart Surgeon
This video shows the surgical technique for neonatal repair of Interrupted Aortic Arch and Ventricular Septal Defect. This is a rare congenital heart birth defect. We performed a primary anastomosis of the descending thoracic aorta to the ascending aorta, and a native pericardial patch repair of the Ventricular Septal Defect. The video shows the actual operative technique, and the day by day postoperative recovery, managed by dedicated pediatric cardiac anesthesia, nursing and intensive care teams.
This video shows the surgical technique for The Glenn Procedure. This operation is also known as the BDCPA, or Bidirectional Cavopulmonary. Several other names are used as well. This operation serves as the second Stage Palliation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), and other single ventricle hearts. A common strategy for newborn single ventricle babies is for them to undergo an initial palliation in the first week of life, often a shunt, sometimes a stent in the patent ductus, followed in about four months by the Glenn procedure. In this procedure, the surgeon replaces the shunt by detaching the superior vena cava from the heart and connecting it directly to the pulmonary artery. This operation then paves the way for the third and final Palliative operation, the Fontan, where the inferior vena cava is detached from the heart and connected directly to the pulmonary arteries. The Fontan is usually performed at around 4 years. (A useful way to remember the timing — first stage at 4 days, second stage at 4 months, third stage at 4 years and the single ventricle palliation is complete), this of course may vary between individual babies and heart programs.
The video is graphic, showing the actual operative technique, and the patient’s day by day postoperative recovery.
Results for this operation will vary significantly between institutions. Real time outcomes for the BDCPA operation for the Miami Children’s Hospital Congenital Heart Team are available on demand at www.pediatricheartsurgery.com. Redmond Burke MD can be contacted at Redmond111@aol.com
Redmond Burke MD, Chief of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital, demonstrates the operative repair and postoperative recovery for a premature baby with Complete Atriioventricular Canal or CAVC. The video is graphic. The program website is www.pediatricheartsurgery.com and Dr Burke can be reached at Redmond111@aol.com.
Nine ( 9 ) Month Old Boy Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Surgical Repair.
Dr. Redmond Burke M.D.
Pediatric Heart Surgery
Miami Children’s Hospital
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Redmond Burke MD, Chief of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital, demonstrates the surgical technique and postoperative recovery for TOF/PA, also known as PA/VSD.
Redmond Burke MD describes the hybrid approach to Stage 1 Palliation for HLHS as performed at Miami Children’s Hospital. The interventional team includes Evan Zahn MD and Danyal Khan MD.
Redmond Burke MD, Chief of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital demonstrates an operative technique for atrial septal defect or ASD.
Dr. Redmond Burke, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital, speaks about complex heart conditions on WPLG’s Monday Morning House Call. Dr. Burke speaks about “holes in the heart” and other congenital heart defects. He talks about how important early exams are while women are pregnant. He also elaborates on the importance of making sure your child’s heart is in good condition before playing sports.
Redmond Burke MD, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital, demonstrates the operative technique for Coarctation Repair at Miami Children’s Hospital. This video is graphic. The program website is www.pediatricheartsurgery.com, Contact Doctor Burke at Redmond111@aol.com
Redmond Burke MD, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital, performs Stage 1 Palliation for HLHS on a newborn baby.
This video is graphic. The program website is www.pediatricheartsurgery.com, Contact Doctor Burke at Redmond111@aol.com