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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.
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.
December 17, 2019
Drs Shanda Blackmon, Scott Swanson, Thomas D'Amico, and Mark Onaitis discuss approaches to multifocal lung cancer, including preoperative workup, initial approaches, when ablation can be beneficial, and what to do when spread through airway spaces is observed.
December 17, 2019
Drs Stan Antonides, David Taggart, Joseph Sabik, and Michael Mack discuss the patency and longevity of vein grafts in cardiac surgery.
December 16, 2019
This video demonstrates how Dr David Morales implants a HeartMate 3™ and the various strategies used to manage the technical challenges of implanting the device in a 10-year-old, 26.7 kg, patient.
December 13, 2019
Register now for the 28th ESTS European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, taking place May 31 - June 3, 2020, in The Hague, Netherlands.
December 12, 2019
Joseph Shrager presents a discussion on the criteria to follow when removing pulmonary nodules and ground glass opacities.


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