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December 24, 2019
As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet staff present the five most popular pieces of thoracic content published in 2019.
December 23, 2019
As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet staff present the five most popular pieces of cardiac content published in 2019.
December 20, 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, CTSNet would like to thank our major corporate sponsors and advertisers for their generous support. This support has helped make it possible for CTSNet to provide innovative and inspiring educational content to cardiothoracic surgeons worldwide.
December 19, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 EACTS Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, Jill Ley moderates a discussion on cardiac surgery missions.
December 19, 2019
The authors describe the case report of a young woman with catamenial pneumothorax who underwent surgical treatment by robotic assisted thoracoscopy.
December 18, 2019
The authors present a framework of technical considerations that can help surgical teams achieve reproducible success with this technique of the reconstruction of the intervalvular fibrous body, decreasing the technical failures.
December 17, 2019
Drs Joel Dunning and Emily Farkas discuss the CTSNet Surgical Volunteerism Portal, a resource for cardiothoracic surgeons and allied health professionals interested in humanitarian work, as well as Dr Farkas's humanitarian work and a volunteer trip in Nepal.
December 17, 2019
In this Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery interview, Varun Shetty speaks with Devi Shetty, founder and chairman of Narayana Health in Bangalore, India, about how economies of scale, low-cost micro health insurance, and technology have been critical in the effort to democratize healthcare.
December 17, 2019
Drs Patrick Myers, David Taggart, and Michael Mack discuss the ORBITA trial, focusing on the importance of the sham-control design of the trial, ORBITA's context within previous and upcoming trials, and what the results mean for cardiac surgeons.
December 17, 2019
Drs Mara Antonoff, Shanda Blackmon, Katie Nason, and Caitlin Harrington discuss the #ILookLikeASurgeon campaign on Twitter, sharing their thoughts on how the hashtag can be used to change public perceptions of who can be a surgeon, how to increase camaraderie among surgeons, and how to inspire future generations to pursue a career in surgery.


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