The cardiothoracic surgery community is gathering in Houston today for the STS 53rd Annual Meeting. Things begin with STS/AATS Tech-Con 2017, which will preview innovative therapies and technologies in adult cardiac and general thoracic surgery; Annual Meeting educational sessions start on Sunday.
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January 19, 2017
A diverse group of surgeons share their unique and inspiring stories regarding what motivated them to pursue a career in cardiothoracic surgery.
January 18, 2017
Walter Klepetko of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, gives a detailed talk on the options available for complex airway resections in a variety of conditions.
January 17, 2017
This video presents a successful repair of a submitral aneurysm in a 29-year-old male patient, who presented with dyspnea on exertion and intermittent chest pain.
January 16, 2017
This video will take a learner through the necessary steps to create a 3D model. The process of image acquisition, DICOM import, segmentation, modeling, creation of the STL file, and actual printing is reviewed.
January 13, 2017
New Online Journal CME activities are now available from The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
January 13, 2017
If you use the CTSNet Videos app, please update it to the latest version in order to stay current with CTSNet’s best surgical and roundtable videos.
January 12, 2017
Joseph Zacharias of the Lancashire Cardiac Centre, Blackpool, United Kingdom, demonstrates an endoscopic vein harvesting technique.
January 11, 2017
Mohammad Bashir moderates a debate on the threshold for aortic replacement in bicuspid-aortic-valve-related aortopathy.
January 10, 2017
This video describes the technique for a VATS-assisted chest wall resection and reconstruction of a large chest wall mass with intrathoracic extension in a healthy 26-year-old male. Management principles of chest wall tumors are reviewed.
January 9, 2017
In this video, the authors show the the McKeown esophagectomy technique utilized for patients with mid and distal esophageal cancers.