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February 15, 2024
At the 2024 STS 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.
February 14, 2024
This video demonstrates unroofing of an extensive myocardial bridge compressing the left anterior descending coronary artery using fluorescent guided angiography.
February 8, 2024
New survey data presented at the STS annual meeting showed that female cardiothoracic surgeons have fewer children and are more likely to face infertility than their male colleagues, along with facing more complications when they are pregnant.
February 8, 2024
This study addressed the long-term results of the réparation à l’étage ventriculaire (REV) procedure for double outlet right ventricle (DORV) and transposition of the great arteries (TGA) with pulmonary stenosis (PS). From 1980 to 2021, 157 patients underwent an REV procedure.
February 2, 2024
As a part of the 2023 joint international conference of the African Academy for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery and the African Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons, Professor William Novick presented on his methods for developing pediatric cardiac services in low- and middle-income countries.
February 1, 2024
Infants awaiting pediatric heart transplantation (PHT) have long waitlist duration and high mortality due to donor shortage. This study examined whether increased donor-recipient weight ratio (DRWR) higher than 2.0, the recommended cutoff, resulted in adverse outcomes. 1,392 infants undergoing PHT between 2007 and 2020 were included.
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.