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Thoracic

June 29, 2022
Watch the June 18 recording of the ISMICS 2022 Thoracic Masters Session 3A: My Favorite Case.
June 23, 2022
A Columbia University cardiologist calls out a lack of diversity in respected medical journal editorial boards. His analysis demonstrates that as of October 2020, of fifty-one editorial board members at the New England Journal of Medicine, just one was Black and one was Hispanic, four were East Asian, and two were South Asian.
June 23, 2022
As a child, this CT surgeon in-training wore the toy stethoscope her father gave her and followed his instruction to practice stitches on a banana. He noticed her attention to details, and picked up on her potential. Fast forward to a recent memorable moment at Washington University in St. Louis when they performed their first heart surgery together.
June 23, 2022
It’s already halfway through the year, and surgeons across the globe have shared a huge amount of valuable cardiothoracic surgery expertise with the CTSNet community in the form of clinical and surgical videos. We’ve rounded up the six most popular videos in the thoracic specialty published so far this year.
June 23, 2022
This scientific statement is a granular contribution to a major cardiovascular issue, illuminating nuances of the "generally recognized as safe" (GRAS) FDA designation. One would expect the relevant Thoracic Associations in North America and Europe to contribute to this debate.
June 21, 2022
Joel Dunning’s initial impressions on uniportal thoracic robotic surgery.
June 16, 2022
In the latest episode of Brompton Grand Rounds, Marc de Perrot, MD, MSc, FRSCS, a professor at the University of Toronto and faculty of medicine for the Department of Surgery and Immunology in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Toronto General Hospital, UHN, discusses SMART protocol for mesothelioma.
June 14, 2022
This video presents a uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery left lower posterobasal anatomic segmentectomy S10. The segmentectomy uses the inferior approach, which is less difficult technically because it avoids the fissure dissection of the bronchovascular elements. When the fissure is incomplete, this inferior approach is the best approach.
June 10, 2022
This study investigates the prevalence and risk factors of patient-reported postdischarge atrial fibrillation (AF) after septal myectomy for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
June 8, 2022
This video and text describe the utility and technique of a totally robotic-assisted pulmonary resection with concomitant left atrial appendage ligation.

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