Using a standardized intraoperative autologous blood donation protocol, surgical complications, postoperative transfusions, and transfusion volumes were all reduced.
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January 3, 2020
Professor David Taggart Responds to the EXCEL Authors' Rebuttal of the Criticisms of the EXCEL Trial
January 1, 2020
In the ongoing debate about the results of the EXCEL trial in which Professor Taggart withdrew his authorship and EACTS withdrew their support for the recommendations regarding PCI versus CABG, we previously posted the response from the EXCEL remaining coauthors :
December 31, 2019
As a new political crisis for the United States evolves in Iraq, this is a timely glimpse at the impact of medical diplomacy. "In conflict zones, I enter each operation knowing that each surgery - mostly open-heart - is saving a life while all around us people are dying for mere thought differences.
The Discussion Continues as the EXCEL Authors Respond to EACTS's Withdrawal of Support of the LMS Chapter of the EACTS/ESC Revascularization Guidelines
December 19, 2019
Following the withdrawal of the support of EACTS for the left main stem chapter of the EACTS/ESC Chapter of the revascularisation guidelines following the BBC Newsnight documentary of this, and the withdrawal of Professor David Taggart as an author of the EXCEL trial published in the NEJM, the EXCEL trial authors have published a very robust defence
December 11, 2019
In this video, Joel Dunning interviews Nikki Stamp, a cardiothoracic surgeon, television presenter, author, and campaigner.
EACTS May Withdraw Support for European Guidelines for Left Main Treatment After a BBC Investigation Into the EXCEL Trial
December 10, 2019
Following the withdrawal of Professor Taggart’s name from the author list of the EXCEL trial, the BBC in the UK have filmed a full exposé of some of the background to this decision.
December 9, 2019
Given the escalating importance of atrial fibrillation for surgeons, this genomics article may be of considerable interest in future.
December 5, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 EACTS Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, Daniel Engelman moderates a discussion with four other Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery Society board members about their recently published guidelines.
December 3, 2019
This video demonstrates the excesion of a giant right atrial myxoma on beating heart with the aid of cardiopulmonary bypass
November 30, 2019
High-Throughput, Contact-Free Detection of Atrial Fibrillation From Video With Deep Learning