In this article, the authors explored cardiothoracic surgeons' perceptions of health services research and practice guidelines through open-ended, semi-structured phone interviews with cardiothoracic surgeons across the United States, highlighting gaps in the translation of guidelines to clinical practice.
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Understanding Thoracic Surgeons’ Perceptions of Administrative Database Analyses and Guidelines in Clinical Decision-Making
September 21, 2020
September 21, 2020
This article assesses the career paths and interest in cardiothoracic surgery of the Women in Thoracic Surgery scholarship recipients and demonstrates the durability and impact of scholarship programs for women in our specialty.
Graduated Compression Stockings as Adjuvant to Pharmaco-Thromboprophylaxis in Elective Surgical Patients (GAPS Study): Randomised Controlled Trial
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.
Medically-Necessary, Time-Sensitive Procedures: A Scoring System to Ethically and Efficiently Manage Resource Scarcity and Provider Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 16, 2020
A prepublication manuscript describing a balanced system for multidimensional decision making about timing of surgery in the COVID era.
COVID-19 Guidance for Triage of Operations for Thoracic Malignancies: A Consensus Statement From Thoracic Surgery Outcomes Research Network
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.
In Global News: Smallest Heart Valve for Infants, a Modified TAVR Valve for TMVR, and Thoracic Outlet Surgery Fashion
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.