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Vascular

February 19, 2020
Dr. Coselli and associates from Baylor published a comprehensive review of their practice in the perioperative management of patients undergoing thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.  This is the second part of the review, focusing on fundamentals of postoperative care and management of operative complications.
February 19, 2020
Dr. Coselli and associates from Baylor published a comprehensive review of their practice in the perioperative management of patients undergoing thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.  This is the first part of the review. The unique preoperative considerations to reduce the risk of adverse operative outcomes are expounded. 
February 4, 2020
Jill Ley moderates a discussion on infection prevention and the management of surgical wounds with Teresa Kieser, Richard Van Valen, and Melissa Rochon.
January 29, 2020
In this consensus statement, a new anatomic classfication system is proposed for thoracic aortic dissections.  The acuity of aortic dissection and complicated vs uncomplicated dissections are clearly defined.  Risk factors, presentations, management, and complications are expounded.  Follow-up criteria are also discussed with nomenclature for false l
January 20, 2020
In this video, the authors demonstrate the first rib resection technique by videothoracoscopy.
January 14, 2020
Capoccia and Maybauer performed a system review of 29 publications related to the use of ECMO in aortic surgery and aortic dissection. A total of 194 patients who had been treated with ECMO support were identified, with a survival rate of 39.7% (77/194).
January 7, 2020
Mara Antonoff, Pavan Atluri, Marko Turina, and Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos discuss the role of research for academic career advancement.
December 31, 2019
This is an updated list of genes associated with thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection. Dr Elefteriades and associates published the first version in 2017 and made an update in 2018. During the last year, six new genes were reported to be associated with thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection.
December 31, 2019
As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet staff present the five most shared articles published in 2019.
December 26, 2019
As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet staff present the five most popular roundtable discussions published in 2019.

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