8 September 2011
CTSNet Editor Marko Turina interviews Pascal Vouhe about the switch operation for transposition of the great arteries, with many valuable hints and tips.
The pregnant patient can often lead to deviations from standard practices. Limiting risks to the fetus should always be considered, but the well-being of the mother needs to be primary in some circumstances.
This is a novel use of an ultrasonic bone scalpel in cardiothoracic surgery used to operate on what is normally one of the most difficult situations that CT surgeons face, namely the pericardiectomy of a calcified pericardium.
The Thoracic Surgery Residents Association (TSRA) has created the TSRA Review of Cardiothoracic Surgery
This book was edited by the TSRA and authored by more than 50 cardiothoracic surgery residents from around the country. The material is organized into four different sections: General Thoracic Surgery; Adult Cardiac Surgery; Congenital Cardiac Surgery; and Cardiothoracic Trauma and Critical Care. The book is available at no cost in an electronic format (PDF, EPUB, or Kindle) or for a nominal fee as a print book via Amazon. Details on obtaining the book can be found on the TSRA website.
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