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March 27, 2020
CTSNet invites you to participate in the COVID-19 Message Board to offer advice, insights, algorithms, and technical tips, and to pose questions for the cardiothoracic community regarding COVID-19.
February 26, 2020
In this video, the author demonstrates a VATS thymectomy using the ArtiSential® wristed Instruments.
February 25, 2020
This video discusses tips and tricks in donor heart harvesting and heart transplantation that the authors have learned after performing 200 cases.
February 25, 2020
Mohamad Bashir interviews Duke Cameron, who shares his technique for valve-sparing aortic root replacement, stressing the importance of extensive dissection of the aortic root and selection of the correct graft for the individual patient.
February 25, 2020
Leanne Harling interviews Daniela Molena about her approach to minimally invasive and robotic esophageal surgery.
February 25, 2020
Drs M. Blair Marshall, Virginia Litle, Andrea Wolf, and Mara Antonoff discuss the importance of having a support network, the joy they get from their careers and their families, and their own experiences in combining motherhood with cardiothoracic surgery.
February 25, 2020
Drs Joel Dunning, Dawn Jaroszewski, and Daniel Miller discuss the benefits that the Nuss procedure provides for patients and the criteria that they use to select patients as candidates for surgery. The panelists consider both the cosmetic and impairment aspects of pectus excavatum, and the best approaches for a stable surgical repair.
February 25, 2020
Drs Mohamad Bashir, Joseph Bavaria, Ali Khoynezhad, Martin Grabenwoger, and Heinz Jakob discuss the controversies of the treatment of thoracic aortic dissection, including risk identification, strategies for the optimal treatment approach, and the appropriate surgical intervention.
February 25, 2020
Drs Amy Fiedler, Elizabeth Stephens, Hugh Auchincloss, Gregory Pattakos, and Kristin Sell-Dottin share their tips and tricks for thriving during residency and fellowship, and discuss the different training pathways available to cardiothoracic surgery residents, identifying mentors, and how to balance clinical responsibilities with research.
February 24, 2020
In this video, the authors describe the preoperative embolization of a bronchopulmonary sequestration.
February 21, 2020
The annual meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland will take place in Wales, United Kingdom, from March 22-24, 2020. The "Take on the Experts" video competition will stream live on CTSNet.

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