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Congenital

February 1, 2024
 In findings presented at the STS annual meeting, the ten-year data showed the survival benefit of multi- over single-arterial grafting in all but patients who are severely obese. The study used data from the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database to look at patients who underwent isolated CABG over a ten-year period.
February 1, 2024
In this episode of CTSNet’s flagship podcast, editor in chief Joel Dunning sat down with CTSNet Global editor Emily Farkas to discuss their favorite sessions at the STS annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
February 1, 2024
This video highlights innovative surgical strategies for repairing common arterial trunk defects.
January 25, 2024
In this episode of CTSNet’s flagship podcast, editor in chief Joel Dunning runs through the latest, most popular content on ctsnet.org—the largest online community of CT surgeons and source of CT surgery information—and breaking cardiothoracic surgery news and research from around the world.
January 24, 2024
This article highlights the first partial heart transplant in a newborn who was born with persistent truncus arteriosus and irreparable truncal valve dysfunction. This condition remains an issue due to the lack of implantable heart valves that can grow with the patient, and therefore patients require recurrent implant exchanges until adulthood.
January 24, 2024
This video shows the technique of direct reimplantation of anomalous veins to the left atrium for high partially anomalous pulmonary venous connection.
January 18, 2024
In this episode of CTSNet’s flagship podcast, editor in chief Joel Dunning runs through the latest, most popular content on ctsnet.org—the largest online community of CT surgeons and source of CT surgery information—and breaking cardiothoracic surgery news and research from around the world.
January 17, 2024
In this Invited Perspective article, the authors address major challenges identified in the 2022 Congenital Heart Surgeon’s Workforce Survey, including saturation of the job market, low individual surgeon case-volume, and surgeon dissatisfaction in congenital cardiac surgery.
January 17, 2024
At the 2023 EACTS Annual Meeting, CTSNet Editor in Chief Joel Dunning and CTSNet senior editors set out to interview the most knowledgeable CT surgeons from around the world. Stay tuned for more interviews from the meeting.

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