A surprisingly readable Australasian manuscript on risk prediction models for cardiac surgery. Interesting that the class of dyspnoea was not captured in 5.28% of the operated patients.
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Variable selection methods for multiple regressions influence the parsimony of risk prediction models for cardiac surgery
May 22, 2017
May 11, 2017
I was moved by this editorial on global health matters in a daily British newspaper by an academic medical colleague, written in response to anticipated changes in the leadership of the World Health Organisation. It is perhaps time for us surgeons to augment our administrative participation in global healthcare.
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.
April 9, 2017
The authors write a provocative response to the recent ACGME revisions to duty hours which extend the work hour limitation for first-year residents from 16 to 24hours. The authors also summarize data in favor of and against duty hour restrictions and emphasize the importance of relying on science when making education policy decisions.
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.
February 4, 2017
Check out this very interesting website that has been set up to help patients who are looking for information on thoracic surgery prior to an operation. It is really friendly and comprehensive and is a great resource for all patients who may want to find out more about their operation.
February 2, 2017
Sean Grondin, who serves in high leadership roles for both the Canadian Association of Thoracic Surgeons and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, discusses his experiences as a travelling fellow.
January 27, 2017
CTSNet published over 200 pieces of educational content in 2016. CTSNet Deputy Editor Arie Blitz presents his choices for the most interesting CTSNet content of last year.