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Cardiac

February 1, 2023
Because Nearly 75 percent of the world’s population lacks access to safe, timely, and affordable cardiac surgery care, CTSNet is taking it global and featuring five organizations from around the world that are supporting global surgical volunteerism, educational programs in underdeveloped medical settings, critical care in the midst of war, and more.
January 31, 2023
January’s top content includes impactful news items from CTSNet’s JANS newsletter, a step-by-step guide to using cutting edge 3D imaging software, a robotic gunshot injury repair, and more.
January 30, 2023
This video illustrates how to achieve rapid hemostasis following intra-aortic balloon pump removal using a percutaneous vascular repair device.
January 27, 2023
A model of mortality risk for adults with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery was presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
January 27, 2023
According to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the pandemic negatively influenced outcomes of cardiac surgery for people of all socioeconomic statuses.
January 27, 2023
Since guidelines for treating ischemic mitral regurgitation (IMR) in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) have changed over time, this study aimed to assess the real-world impact of that change.
January 27, 2023
A novel self-expanding TAVR valve has been successfully implanted in ten patients, as reported by a research team in China. The new device is made of a self-expanding nitinol stent with three valve leaflets of bovine pericardial, reduces the risk of coronary obstruction, and is completely retrievable and repositionable.
January 26, 2023
During the 2023 59th Annual STS Meeting, Professor Marc Gerdisch, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Franciscan Health Heart Center, was kind enough to sit down with CTSNet Associate Editor Jill Ley to share insight into his contribution to the meeting's Contemporary Perioperative Management program.
January 25, 2023
Watch as Steven Bolling M.D., Joanna Chikwe M.D., and Pieter Kappetein M.D. discuss several cases of mitral valve prolapse and their repair techniques during a Global Grand Rounds session.
January 24, 2023
This video demonstrates how to handle untreatable postoperative bleeding by keeping the sternum open with a VAC sponge and negative chest pressure.

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