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April 10, 2024
Watch Dr. Nicholas G. Smedira, surgical director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center at Cleveland Clinic, discuss the key components of a successful septal myectomy and demonstrate his technique.
April 9, 2024
This video focuses on surgical therapy of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, starting from the complex anatomical substratum, with detailed examples and accurate imaging to highlight all the targets and pitfalls in the surgical treatment of this pathology.
March 15, 2024
Dr. Mara Antonoff discusses the benefits of remote monitoring for cardiac surgery patients, including decreased emergency room visits and increased quality of life, with Prof. Kevin Lobdell.
February 29, 2024
February was a busy month for CTSNet. This month’s list of top 10 content includes an orthotopic heart transplant, recorded sessions from the London Core Review Cardiothoracic Surgery Course, JANS articles highlighting recent game-changing studies, and more.
February 26, 2024
In this video, the authors present their technique for minimally invasive atrial fibrillation hybrid ablation of long persistent atrial fibrillation with concomitant thoracoscopic left atrial appendage closure.
February 23, 2024
In this session from the 2023 London Core Review Cardiothoracic Surgery Course, Professor Steven Westaby spoke on notable milestones in cardiac surgery.
February 8, 2024
The benefits of early extubation in the operating room (OR) following cardiac surgery remain unproven. In this study, the authors evaluated perioperative outcomes after extubation in the OR versus extubation in the intensive care unit (ICU) in patients who underwent nonemergency isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).
January 23, 2024
Interesting conclusion on superiority of CRT over ICD
January 16, 2024
Marc Ruel, M.D., Donna May Kimmaliardjuk, M.D., and Gianluca Torregrossa, M.D., discuss the importance of OPCAB procedures and gaining adoption and building an OPCAB practice.
January 10, 2024
This video is a collaboration between Dr. Nirav Patel, Director of Robotic Cardiac Surgery at Northwell Health in New York, and Michelin star chef Fredrick Berzelius.