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.
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November 8, 2018
Current Options and Recommendations for the Treatment of Thoracic Aortic Pathologies Involving the Aortic Arch: An Expert Consensus Document of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and the European Society for Vascular Surgery
October 19, 2018
The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and the European Society for Vascular Surgery released a joint expert consensus on the treatment of thoracic aortic pathologies involving the aortic arch, the first guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of aortic arch disease.
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.
September 26, 2018
This objective, well-researched, and well presented article summarizes the importance of gender inclusion in cardiothoracic surgery as a means for improving institutional culture, patient safety, patient outcomes, and gender equality.
August 30, 2018
In this interview, Vaibhav Gupta and Shaf Keshavjee discuss ex vivo lung perfusion and being a surgeon-scientist.
August 20, 2018
This is an instructive editorial that reminds us of the challenges women face in CT surgery. It describes how to go beyond the social online movement to achieve practical changes in training, hiring, and mentoring.
In Global News: Engineering Lungs, New Australian AFib Guidelines, and Considering Race in Lung Cancer Screening
August 3, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest Renowned former Formula 1 racing champion Niki Lauda recently underwent a lung transplant.
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.
June 4, 2018
Risk-prediction models are well-known in cardiac surgery—the EuroSCORE and STS models being some of the most recognized. They are used for risk stratification, decision-making, and benchmarking. However, development of these models can be complex and once a model is developed, it is important to validate it.