A life-sized chest model with a lifelike texture was developed to simulate thoracoscopic surgery. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for right lower lobectomy was performed using the model.
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September 13, 2017
August 25, 2017
Women cardiothoracic surgeons accepted The New Yorker OR Cover Challenge, and CTSNet is excited to share the completed photo collage.
July 27, 2017
Joel Dunning talks to former STS President Joseph Bavaria at the Society's 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas.
July 12, 2017
In a discussion filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, a panel of current cardiothoracic surgery residents share their tips and tricks for thriving during residency and fellowship.
July 5, 2017
Dr. Antonoff is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, where she specializes in thoracic surgical oncology.
June 9, 2017
In an interview filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, CTSNet Associate Editor for Allied Health and clinical nurse specialist, Jill Ley, shares her thoughts on how cardiothoracic surgery nurses at all stages of their careers can become more involved in the profession and improve patient outcomes.
April 28, 2017
CTSNet is excited to announce that “McKeown Esophagectomy” by Caitlin Harrington has won first place in the 2016 Resident Video Competition.
April 14, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, a panel discusses how #ILookLikeASurgeon can be used to change public perceptions of who can be a surgeon and inspire future generations to pursue a career in surgery.
March 17, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, a panel of allied health providers discuss how ensure a team response to emergencies following cardiac surgery.
February 24, 2017
In a discussion filmed at the 2016 EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, a group of experts consider how CT Surgery allied health professionals can create an evidence-based practice.