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Critical Care

February 24, 2020
In 2014, Edwards Lifescience launched an ambitious philanthropic initiative called Every Heartbeat Matters (EHM) with the goal of impacting the global burden of heart valve disease through the education, screening and treatment of 1 million underserved people by 2020.
February 4, 2020
Jill Ley moderates a discussion on infection prevention and the management of surgical wounds with Teresa Kieser, Richard Van Valen, and Melissa Rochon.
December 31, 2019
As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet staff present the five most shared articles published in 2019.
December 26, 2019
As the year comes to a close, the CTSNet staff present the five most popular roundtable discussions published in 2019.
December 18, 2019
This review demonstrates that preoperative anemia is associated with increased mortality, AKI, CVA, and infection after cardiac surgery.  Preoperative anemia appears to be a modifiable risk factor.
December 4, 2019
Succinct commentary on the challenge of vascular access in ECMO circuits on the occasion of a manuscript on a novel design of a multi-access adaptor.
December 4, 2019
Well-presented Canadian prospective study juxtaposing a combination of Wells scoring and dimers to the imaging gold standard. It was particularly fascinating to read the referenced assertion that:
December 4, 2019
 Cohort study from the UK, fuelling the escalating debate on blood management in perioperative cardiovascular care.
November 11, 2019
A useful narrative on pharmacology and metabolomics for surgeons caring for the diabetic population; the vast majority of the CTSNet membership.
November 7, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 EACTS Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, Jill Ley of California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco moderates a discussion on pain management strategies that include reduced or no opioid use.