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Thoracic

May 15, 2020
A medium-sized RCT from the Imperial College. The research question are of interest for all cardiovascular, thoracic, and general surgeons as well as all healthcare professionals. 
April 16, 2020
A prepublication manuscript describing a balanced system for multidimensional decision making about timing of surgery in the COVID era.
April 14, 2020
Guidance document for the triage of operations for thoracic malignancies produced by the Thoracic Outcomes Research Network. Their recommendations emphasize the importance of shared decision making, transparency and adherence to ethical principals. 
August 1, 2019
Corsini et al examined the results of a single-institution's 5-year experience of cardiothoracic surgery mock oral examinations.
June 7, 2019
Find it here: the 2019 ESTS Annual Meeting live on CTSNet.
October 16, 2018
Click on the link below and register for free to gain access to two operations that were performed live in Bologna, Italy, on October 1st, 2018.  https://www.microlobectomy.live/
August 8, 2018
Know what reviewers and editors are looking for when evaluating your submission to their journals.
March 9, 2018
Patient Care Carter Capps, a pitcher for professional baseball team the San Diego Padres, has made himself a necklace out of the rib surgeons removed during his thoracic outlet surgery.
January 22, 2018
A model analysis of a phase I surgical device trial. The readable editorial discusses the adoption of surgical innovation on the occasion of a harmonic sealing device for pulmonary resections, highlighting the problem of ligating small branches of the pulmonary artery in confined spaces. 
December 13, 2017
Filmed at the STS 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, Emily Farkas moderates a discussion on changing the perceptions of women in cardiothoracic surgery.

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