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Cardiac

October 1, 2020
Death from cardiovascular causes, stroke, or hospitalization with worsening of heart failure or acute coronary syndrome was reduced (P=0.005) by early pharmacogical or inteventional ablation for fast response-atrial fibrillation in a small German RCT 
September 30, 2020
Dr. David and colleagues reported the long-term outcomes of aortic valve reimplantation in  465 patients between 1989 and 2018. Clinical and echocardiographic follow-up was available in 98% for a mean duration of  10 ± 6 years.
September 29, 2020
This case video describes how to perform simultaneous mitral and tricuspid valve-in-valve via the transapical approach.
September 28, 2020
This video demonstrates a Konno-Rastan aortoventriculoplasty for aortic valve replacement in an adult with previous mediastinal irradiation.
September 25, 2020
CTSNet livestreamed select sessions from the Birmingham Review Course on September 18, 2020, covering topics in the cardiothoracic specialty.
September 25, 2020
On Sept. 22, CTSNet is hosted a live event, co-moderated by Dr David Cooke and Dr Jacques Kpodonu, discussing global health disparity in cardiothoracic surgery.
September 25, 2020
Chauvette et al. present a multicenter study on the outcome of Ross procedure in adults with infective endocarditis. In their cohort of patients at five centers within Canada and the US, the authors observed an excellent mid-term outcome.
September 24, 2020
On Thursday, Sept. 17th, CTSNet hosted a live event that included nurse-driven strategies for optimizing cardiac ICU resource utilization and patient safety, enabling effective integration into clinical workflow, and outcomes improvement.
September 22, 2020
The authors present the surgical video of a left venricular fibroma excision.
September 21, 2020
This article assesses the career paths and interest in cardiothoracic surgery of the Women in Thoracic Surgery scholarship recipients and demonstrates the durability and impact of scholarship programs for women in our specialty. 

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