This short video shows the endoscopic technique of radial artery harvesting for coronary artery bypass grafting, which reduces wound complications without affecting graft patency or short‐ or long‐term cardiac mortality compared to open harvesting.
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April 17, 2019
April 15, 2019
These reference videos describe how to perform surgical bronchoscopy, discuss how to identify normal and abnormal findings, and give a gist of how the thoracic surgeon assesses the bronchial tree.
February 25, 2019
Om P Yadava and Paul Sergeant discuss the relevance of tacit versus codified learning in medicine and the basic tenets of mentoring.
November 12, 2018
This video demonstrates the expected anatomical findings at reoperation after transoral incisionless fundoplication.
November 8, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tom Nguyen of the University of Texas Houston interviews former Navy SEAL Brian Ferguson of Arena Labs about the pursuit of performance excellence in medicine, and particularly in the realm of cardiothoracic surgery.
October 11, 2018
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jill Ley of the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California, USA, moderates a discussion on developing and fostering cardiothoracic surgical teams.
August 30, 2018
In this interview, Vaibhav Gupta and Shaf Keshavjee discuss ex vivo lung perfusion and being a surgeon-scientist.
June 14, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 EACTS Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria, Mara Antonoff of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston moderates a discussion on the role of research for academic career advancement.
June 11, 2018
The author discusses how to acquire new skills and techniques as a young surgeon.
Highlighting the Joint AATS/PASCaTS Forum: Enhancing Cardiovascular Education and Skill Training in Resource-Limited Underserved Regions
May 14, 2018
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and the Pan-African Society for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery held their 6th Joint Global Forum at the recent AATS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.