The 27th Congress of the World Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (WSCTS) is scheduled to take place September 1-3, 2017, in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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April 20, 2017
Peter Licht of Odense University Hospital, Denmark, discusses the increasing use of the VATS approach in general thoracic surgery, and considers potential future developments.
April 19, 2017
This video shows a robotic lingulectomy and lymphadenectomy in a 62-year-old non-smoker with a history of Dukes' B colorectal adenocarcinoma.
April 18, 2017
Professor Tristan Yan demonstrates how to perform a mini-sternotomy via a 5 cm access incision.
Combined Pulmonary Artery Sleeve Resection / Left Upper Lobectomy and Extended Resection of the Thoracic Aorta After TEVAR for T4 Lung Cancer
April 17, 2017
The authors present a case in which they performed a left upper lobectomy and sleeve resection of the left pulmonary artery and extended resection of the thoracic aortic wall after the placement of an endoluminal prosthesis (TEVAR).
April 14, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, a panel discusses how #ILookLikeASurgeon can be used to change public perceptions of who can be a surgeon and inspire future generations to pursue a career in surgery.
April 13, 2017
Thierry Carrel of University Hospital Bern, Switzerland, discusses outcomes of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery, and explores the possible contraindications of minimally invasive approaches.
April 13, 2017
Dr. Antonoff and Nikki Stamp, MD, FRACS, in collaboration with CTSNet, invite all women cardiothoracic surgeons to send in pictures of themselves and colleagues recreating the recent cover of The New Yorker.
April 12, 2017
This video demonstrates how VATS can be utilized for rib resection.
April 11, 2017
The authors present the case of a neonate who developed mitral valve infective endocarditis.
April 10, 2017
This video demonstrates a "hemi-commando" procedure in a 64-year-old female patient with aortic root abscess involving the intervalvular fibrosa.