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August 16, 2023
Recently, NICE released guidance from the British regulatory body limiting the Ozaki operation to research until further review, which is scheduled in three calendar years. The overarching concern appears to be the durability of the autoprosthesis. NICE guidelines have the strongest influence in healthcare in the United Kingdom and often abroad.
July 6, 2023
The 2023 ISMICS Annual Meeting saw cardiothoracic surgery professionals from around the world gather for three days of sessions with global experts. Two of these expert sessions were recorded. First, watch Luis A.
June 30, 2023
June saw some superstar surgical videos and important international news published on CTSNet. The most popular content over the last month included a new method for ventricular septal defect closure, tips for internal mammary artery harvest, and new international mechanical circulatory support guidelines.
May 25, 2023
Seventeen procedures were identified by a Delphi process as feasible for simulation-based training.
April 7, 2023
For World Health Day, Dominique Vervoort explains the progress made in identifying and closing gaps in cardiac surgical healthcare around the world, as well as the progress that still must be made to address inequities.
April 3, 2023
March saw some superstar content on CTSNet. The most popular videos last month included a two-part heart transplant demonstration, lung transplant news, a heart valve procedure roundup, and more.
February 28, 2023
February's list of top ten content includes the release of our 25th Anniversary celebration video, a collection pulled together for Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week, webinars, and more educational videos.
February 16, 2023
This manuscript gives a historical overview of cardiac surgery in Haiti through visiting teams and partnerships and looks ahead at opportunities to introduce local cardiovascular services in the near future.
February 12, 2023
This guideline on acute mechanical circulatory support covers medical and surgical treatment of cardiogenic and pulmonary shock, management of patients supported with temporary mechanical circulatory support devices, complications, special populations, as well as palliative care, social and ethical dilemmas.