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Coronary Disease - Surgery

March 20, 2019
Yanagawa and colleagues evaluated the experience of 10 centers in Ontario, Canada, participating in the Ontario Transfusion Coordinator (ONTraC) program to determine if red blood cell transfusion rates were reduced by patient participation in the program and optimization of hemoglobin prior to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).
March 11, 2019
Find it here: The SCTS 2019 "Take on the Experts" Video Competition.
March 8, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest The American Heart Association has released a scientific statement summarizing emerging knowledge about sensitization after heart transplant.
March 4, 2019
An important review in a mainstream periodical read by cardiologist colleagues.
February 16, 2019
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), along with key specialty and subspecialty societies, have published a revision of the appropriate use criteria (AUC) for coronary revasculariza
February 15, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest The Donor Alliance observes National Donor Day on February 14th in the US, encouraging people to #StartTheConversation about being an organ donor with their families.
February 15, 2019
Coronary arteriotomy is a frequently-utilized core skill for the cardiothoracic surgeon.
February 13, 2019
This video shows the basic technique of skeletonized left internal mammary artery harvesting.
February 13, 2019
This Cardiac Surgery Essentials series from Guest Editor Dr Tsuyoshi Kaneko illustrates basic skills that cardiac surgeons need to possess in their everyday practice, with videos that focus on important aspects of procedures for which demonstrations can be difficult to find.

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