Mara Antonoff, Melanie Edwards, Brian Mitzman, and Erin Gillaspie delve into why wellness matters during crises, strategies to achieve wellness, and obstacles to overcome so members of the healthcare team can support one another during such challenging times.
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July 28, 2020
July 28, 2020
Mara Antonoff, Brian Mitzman, Michael Maddaus, and Mehran Amirizadeh discussed crisis management and resilience, including leadership, maintaining personal well-being, and coming back stronger in the face of the pandemic.
CTSNet To Go Podcast Episode: CTSNet Live From Africa: Perspectives on COVID-19 from Sub-Saharan Cardiac Centers
July 28, 2020
On Friday, May 8, 2020, CTSNet hosted a live event to find out what our colleagues in Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, and South Africa are seeing and doing as they brace for the impact of COVID-19.
July 15, 2020
Filmed at the 2020 STS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, Mara Antonoff moderates a discussion on maintaining physical health to prevent burnout in cardiothoracic surgery.
July 14, 2020
A small histopathological study of SARS and influenza autopsies compared to rejected for transplantation lungs. There is some speculation on the popular procoagulopathic nature of the panvirus, based on expression of angiotensin converting enzyme 2.There might be a collateral stimulus for lung preservation in organ retrieval.
July 8, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic having the potential to completely overwhelm the U.S. healthcare system, designated COVID-19 hospitals can more effectively utilize resources and personnel, improve treatment, and limit nosocomial spread.
July 7, 2020
Shanda Blackmon, Miia Lehtinen, and Meghana Helde discuss structured mentorship and organic sponsor relationships for women during cardiothoracic surgery training, as well as working toward leadership roles and the importance of fostering an environment of inclusion and recognition.
June 18, 2020
Filmed at the 2020 STS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, Lisa R. DeGarmo of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, Texas, moderates a discussion for advanced practice providers.
June 15, 2020
On June 12, CTSNet hosted a live event on allocating ICU resources efficiently and keeping patients safe in the post-surge era. The recorded live event is now available to view.
June 10, 2020
The authors describe their approach to the side-by-side modified bedside percutaneous tracheostomy during the COVID-19 pandemic at a tertiary care, community-based teaching hospital with special attention to preparation, patient selection, procedural technique, personal protective equipment (PPE), and minimization of participating personnel.