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Critical Care

May 30, 2020
Autopsy examination of lungs from patients who died from SARS-CoV-2 infection, with comparison to the morphologic & molecular features of lungs from patients who died from ARDS secondary to influenza A (H1N1) infection and from uninfected controls.
May 29, 2020
An international, multicenter, cohort study at 235 hospitals in 24 countries including all patients undergoing surgery who had SARS-CoV-2 infection confirmed. Mortality in patients with SARS-CoV-2 was mainly in those who had postoperative pulmonary complications, which was about 50% and at a rate far higher than the pre-pandemic baseline.
May 29, 2020
Jessica Luc, Shanda Blackmon, Mahesh Ramchandani, and Nahush Mokadam discuss the topic of telemedicine for the cardiothoracic surgeon during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
May 29, 2020
Filmed March 18, 2020, Brian Mitzman moderates a discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic with an international group of physicians currently on the front lines.
May 23, 2020
a readable review that advances the position that  Adolphe Quetelet's formula is now clinically obsolete     
May 20, 2020
On May 19, CTSNet hosted a live event on surviving COVID and resilience beyond. Mara Antonoff and Brian Mitzman discussed these issues with Sasha Shillcutt, Reza Mehran, and Michael Maddaus.
May 13, 2020
Surgeon ergonomics is an underappreciated occupational hazard.  This study uses inertial measurement units to monitor ergonomics of surgeons, including a small handful of cardiac surgeons.  More research and discussion is needed in the this space.
May 11, 2020
On May 8, CTSNet hosted a live event to find out what our colleagues across sub-Saharan Africa are seeing and doing as they brace for the impact of COVID-19. The recording is now available.
May 6, 2020
This article describes recommendations from the North American leadership in regards to the safe reintroduction of cardiovascular services during the COVID-19 pandemic including, but not limited to, ethical considerations, the importance of collaboration amongst public health officials and cardiovascular specialties, and protection of healthcare work
May 4, 2020
Mara Antonoff moderates a discussion on why wellness matters during crisis, strategies to achieve wellness, and obstacles to overcome.

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