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Critical Care

August 19, 2020
The authors created 612 matched pairs of patients with a history of hematologic malignancy and controls. They compared operative details, early postoperative complications, and late survival.
August 18, 2020
Jill Ley, Doa El-Ansary, Katijjahbe Mohd, Jenny Adams, Susan Triano, and Richard Gach discuss the origin of sternal precautions, the variability in how they are defined, and recent randomized research.
August 13, 2020
This video provides a contemplative and educational lecture on the keys to happiness in a competitive surgical career.
August 6, 2020
Filmed at the 2020 STS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, David Tom Cooke moderates a discussion on innovative curriculum design in cardiothoracic surgery.
July 28, 2020
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.
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.
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.

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