December 20, 2013
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December 17, 2013
Filmed at the 2013 EACTS Annual Meeting, this roundtable discussion focuses on Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS), specifically VATS Lobectomy. Joel Dunning, FRCS, PhD moderates this discussion with Marco Scarci, MD, FRCS, and Peyman Sardari Nia, PhD.
December 17, 2013
CTSNet is sad to announce the passing of Roy K. Greenberg, MD. Dr. Greenberg had a passion for problem solving, and he applied this to the care of his patients at the Cleveland Clinic. His innovations and research helped shape the current treatment of complex aortic disease, and his contributions were instrumental to ushering in the era of endovascular therapy.
December 16, 2013
The European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EJCTS) is pleased to announce its new CME platform. Journal CME activities in EJCTS are available to members of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery or the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, as well as those individuals with an active personal subscription to EJCTS.
December 13, 2013
As 2013 comes to a close, CTSNet would like to thank our major sponsors for their generous support. The support of Medtronic, Sorin Group, CryoLife, and Maquet has made it possible for CTSNet to provide new educational and informative content to cardiothoracic surgeons, worldwide. To learn more about the CTSNet sponsors, please visit our Sponsors Section.
December 11, 2013
This video demonstrates a VATS diaphragm plication. The patient had phrenic nerve paralysis of the left hemidiaphragm from an unknown cause. The patient had to give up his job due to shortness of breath and had a restrictive defect that was 30% worse in supine lung function testing.