In this Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery interview, Marco Nardini speaks with Antonio Maria Calafiore of the Prince Sultan Cardiac Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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Minimally Invasive CABG
ACC/AATS/AHA/ASE/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/STS 2017 Appropriate Use Criteria for Coronary Revascularization in Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
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
November 29, 2018
Bob Kiaii of the London Health Sciences Centre in Ontario, Canada, makes the case for a hybrid approach to coronary revascularization.
November 27, 2018
This video demonstrates three methods for identifying the LAD target in minimally invasive robot-assisted CABG.
In Global News: Stage IV Lung Cancer Patient Completes IRONMAN, Youngest Person in USA to Receive Heartmate 3, and Carpal Tunnel Link to Cardiac Amyloidosis
October 19, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest The Boston Marathon race director, who has run the marathon 46 straight times, underwent triple bypass surgery last Friday at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital.
October 17, 2018
Find it here: the 32nd EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy
In Global News: Wearable Ultrasound Patch to Monitor Blood Pressure in Deep Arteries, GALILEO Trial Halted, and CABG With Radial Artery Grafts
October 12, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest A family in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, whose 13-month-old daughter was born with pulmonic stenosis, has adopted a dog with the same congenital heart defect.
October 4, 2018
Umberto Benedetto of the Bristol Heart Institute in the UK presents a discussion on the benefits of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery for high risk patients.
In Global News: Cyclist Will Bike 50-Mile Race Two Months After Quintuple Bypass Surgery, AI Tool to Diagnose Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, and On-Pump Versus Off-Pump CABG
September 21, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest A man who received quintuple bypass surgery in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, plans to cycle a 50-mile race only two months later.
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) vs. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) in the Treatment of Multivessel Coronary Disease: Quo Vadis? —a Review of the Evidences on Coronary Artery Disease
September 19, 2018
This comphrensive review by Spadaccio and Benedetto try to address the unanswered question: to stent or not to stent? The conclusions underline that the higher cerebrovascular risks associated with surgery are still overcome by long term outcome.