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Arie Blitz of McAllen Heart Hospital, Texas, discusses the potential role of perfusionists as expert witnesses in court cases. Dr. Blitz reflects on the value of having credible, unbiased medical... More
June 9, 2017
In an interview filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, CTSNet Associate Editor for Allied Health and clinical nurse specialist, Jill Ley, shares her thoughts on how cardiothoracic surgery nurses at all stages of their careers can become more involved in the profession and improve patient outcomes.
March 17, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, a panel of allied health providers discuss how ensure a team response to emergencies following cardiac surgery.
February 24, 2017
In a discussion filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, a group of experts consider how CT Surgery allied health professionals can create an evidence-based practice.
December 16, 2016
View an SCTS and Bupa patient resource describing rehabilitation programs post cardiac surgery.
November 18, 2016
View an SCTS and Bupa patient resource explaining how to continue recovery at home after undergoing cardiothoracic surgery.
November 4, 2016
View an SCTS and Bupa patient resource explaining side-effects and complications that may arise after cardiac surgery.
September 30, 2016
View an SCTS and Bupa patient resource explaining what to expect the first three days after cardiac surgery.
September 16, 2016
View an SCTS and Bupa patient resource explaining what will happen the day of surgery.
September 9, 2016
View an SCTS and Bupa resource for patients preparing for cardiothoracic surgery.
August 24, 2016
Cardiac surgeons and allied health care professionals are faced with a changing and challenging patient population, as the number of octogenarians and nonagenarians increases. A geriatrician, surgeon, and nurse practitioner share their views and discuss their work with elderly patients.

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