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Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, a panel of allied health professionals discusses the new STS protocol for the management of cardiac arrest after cardiac surgery.
July 5, 2017
Zsolt Garami of Houston Methodist in Texas discusses the use of Transcranial Doppler (TCD) in cardiac and major vascular surgery, and the potential role of perfusionists in TCD monitoring.
June 16, 2017
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 professionals as expert witnesses in litigation.
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.

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