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April 23, 2019
This video demonstrates the right subclavian artery cut-down technique for implantation of an Impella® 5.0 as a short-term mechanical circulatory support device for the left heart.
March 13, 2007
To be reading this, you either already are or are on the way to becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon. Career choice is no longer an issue. The important concern going forward on your career pathway is the quality of your life, both in its professional and personal aspects.
February 14, 2007
By A. Sampath Kumar, MD Video:
February 14, 2007
By A. Sampath Kumar, MD Video:
January 22, 2007
When I was asked to write a statement on why I chose to become a Cardiothoracic Surgeon, that request resulted in setting aside some time for deep reflection and thought.
January 18, 2007
By Clifton C. Reade, MD, Alan P. Kypson, MD, Friedrich W. Mohr, MD, and W. Randolph Chitwood Jr., MD STSA 2006 Video: Coming Soon!
January 16, 2007
By Lois Nwakanma, MD, Jason Williams, MD, Nishant Patel, MD, and John V. Conte, MD Video:
December 20, 2006
All of us look back with fondness upon the golden years of cardiothoracic surgery, when surgical pioneers attempted and succeeded in performing daring operations and pushing the realm of the possible. The birth of our specialty was one of the most exciting times in the history of medicine.
December 19, 2006
By Hazim J. Safi, MD, Anthony L. Estrera, MD, Eyal Porat, MD, Ali Azizzadeh, MD, and Riad Meada, MD STSA 2006 Video:
November 16, 2006
By Andreas Zierer, MD and Marc R. Moon, MD STSA 2006 Video:

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