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March 10, 2023
This study reviewed records to establish how primary complete repair of pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect (PA-VSD) compares with staged repair. It was found that the survival rates of both methods are high, although the use of smaller shunts has resulted in earlier complete repair and is associated with increased risk of morbidity.
March 2, 2023
Neointimal hyperplasia may affect systemic-to-pulmonary shunt failure in this group of infants. The histopathology of removed shunts was analyzed.
March 2, 2023
This video shows the case of a six-year-old boy who underwent repair of a scimitar syndrome via a vertical right axillary thoracotomy.
February 28, 2023
Transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement (TPVR) carries an increased risk of infective endocarditis. This study used data from the Pediatric Health Information System for the period 2010–2020. Ninety-eight hospital admissions for infective endocarditis were identified for sixty-eight patients.
February 28, 2023
February's list of top ten content includes the release of our 25th Anniversary celebration video, a collection pulled together for Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week, webinars, and more educational videos.
February 14, 2023
Congenital heart defects affect one in every one hundred babies born each year around the world. Check out five of CTSNet’s most popular videos demonstrating a variety of congenital surgical procedures.
February 9, 2023
The "Contemporary Approaches to Transplantation and Mechanical Life Support" program was led by chairpersons Anna Reed, Abbas Ardehali, Ankit Bharat, and Espeed Khoshbin. View the recording of this session!
February 8, 2023
This video shows a rare case of hypoplastic left heart syndrome with a large aortic root to left atrial appendage fistula in a newborn baby treated with the Norwood procedure and ligation of the fistula.
February 7, 2023
CTSNet is celebrating twenty-five years of connecting the global cardiothoracic community! For the big anniversary, members new and old told us what they appreciate about the site and our free collection of cardiothoracic surgery resources. Learn more about how CTSNet grew from a visionary idea into the largest collection of CT surgery videos online.
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.