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Critical Care

September 12, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 AATS Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, Mara Antonoff of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, USA, moderates a discussion on dedicated research time for residents interested in cardiothoracic surgery.
September 7, 2019
Posting of a still-relevant TED video regarding the high number of suicides among physicians, a world-wide problem that relates  in part to training and working conditions.  
September 5, 2019
The January update of an expert panel from the American College of Chest Physicians on the expanding clinical entity of pulmonary hypertension, especially pertinent to the transplant community.
September 2, 2019
This video demonstrates the technique of robot-assisted plication of a right hemidiaphragm.
August 30, 2019
Gershengorn and colleagues evaluated the incidence and safety of overnight extubation following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), using retrospective data from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
August 29, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, USA, Jill Ley of California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco moderates a discussion on the ERAS multidisciplinary team.
August 29, 2019
An interesting meta-analysis discouraging perhaps the use of this KATP modulator, especially after surgical revascularization where optimization of serum potassium is generally sought.
August 27, 2019
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Heart and Vascular Center, through support from the National Institutes of Health and the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network, announces a call for applications for the Dartmouth National Implementation Science Program (NISP) Scholar in cardiothoracic surgery – an innovative translational research program designed to train the
August 19, 2019
Ever wonder why your patients get respiratory infections postoperatively? Here's another risk factor. Almost 95% of hospital caregivers completed at least one shift while ill with an acute upper respiratory infection during flu season, despite hospital policies against such behavior. This was more common among physicians than among nurses.   
August 15, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 AATS Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, Marc Moon of Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, moderates a discussion on wellness in cardiothoracic surgery.

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