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This is a moderated discussion of the COVID-19 experience in South Korea during the winter of 2019-2020.
November 18, 2019
Dr Om P. Yadava and Professor Rui Almeida discuss the reasons for a lack of trainee interest in the specialty of cardiovascular surgery, and the steps that the Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery has taken to address this issue.
November 14, 2019
Joseph Shrager of Stanford University in California presents a discussion on the International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group's influence on the management of thymoma.
November 13, 2019
The authors report the case of a 50-year-old woman suffering from lymphoblastic leukemia, developing left upper lobe aspergilloma during aplastic chemotherapy, and presenting partial anomalous pulmonary vein connection of the left upper lobe, who submitted to pulmonary resection.
November 12, 2019
Dr Om P Yadava and Dr Carlos Mestres discuss mitral annular calcification.
November 12, 2019
This case report describes a young woman who presented with severe respiratory distress due to a spontaneous diaphragmatic hernia that was caused by labor contractions, which was managed by the emergency surgical repair of the diaphragm.
November 11, 2019
In this video, the authors present the surgical management of a neonate with dilated cardiomyopathy.
November 7, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 EACTS Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, Jill Ley of California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco moderates a discussion on pain management strategies that include reduced or no opioid use.
November 7, 2019
Find it here: the 2019 International Thoracic Oncology Symposium live on CTSNet.
November 6, 2019
The author describes a single surgeon, single institution experience using a SuperCable® in sternotomy closure, which was found effective and reliable, and can potentially reduce sternum dehiscence risk.
November 5, 2019
The authors present a totally endoscopic bileaflet mitral valve repair case where they used a transesophageal echo technique to predetermine the optimal length of the synthetic chordae for the repair.

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