On Thursday, Sept. 17th, CTSNet hosted a live event that included nurse-driven strategies for optimizing cardiac ICU resource utilization and patient safety, enabling effective integration into clinical workflow, and outcomes improvement.
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June 10, 2014
Dawn Jaroszewski, Assistant Professor at the Mayo Clinic (Arizona), discusses the potential advantages of minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) over open esophagectomy, and shares the Mayo Clinic’s current method for MIE.
June 9, 2014
A step-by-step guide for performing an aortic root replacement with the Freestyle Aortic Root. Safeguards and pitfalls are reviewed.
June 5, 2014
This article describes a simplified Collis gastroplasty technique performed via left chest, which negates the need for wedge fundectomy. This technique potentially saves OR time and cost, while hypothetically reducing morbidity.
June 4, 2014
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting, the roundtable discussion focuses on the growing role of women in the cardiothoracic surgery specialty.
June 2, 2014
This video is part of a series demonstrating cardiothoracic surgery performed by left-handed surgeons. This video shows a left-handed proximal anastomosis.
June 1, 2014
New Online Journal CME activities are now available from the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
May 28, 2014
J. Matthew Reinersman presents a new technique that combines POEM and laparoscopic dor fundoplication.
May 27, 2014
Filmed at the 2014 STS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, this roundtable discussion focuses on the treatment of mitral valve disease. Vinod Thourani moderates the discussion with Gorav Ailawadi, Vinay Badhwar, and Michael Argenziano.
May 22, 2014
David Sugarbaker, Director of the International Mesothelioma Program, discusses the use of extrapleural pneumonectomy in the treatment of mesothelioma.
May 20, 2014
From 2011-14, Thor Sundt, MD served as President of the CTSNet Board of Directors. In this interview, Dr. Sundt reflects on his time as CTSNet president, developments over the past several years, and the organization's future.