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Cardiac

February 23, 2021
This Beat episode discusses the latest on robotic diaphragm plication and "robotic-alternative" instrumentation, decreasing overutilization of postoperative chest X-rays, and the current CT surgery job market.
February 21, 2021
In this article, Thourani et al present the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Expert Consensus Statement on transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement in low- and intermediate-risk patients: A meta-analysis of randomized and propensity-matched studies.
February 21, 2021
In this article, Kilcoyne et al discuss the current status of training cardiothoracic surgery trainees in structural heart disease and propose a new core curriculum for training surgeons in structural heart disease. 
February 21, 2021
In this article, Han et al examined the characteristics of aspiring cardiothoracic surgeons recruited from a pool of students interested in matriculating from a North American training program.
February 21, 2021
In this article by the COVEC Study Group, they conducted a EuroELSO international survey investigating the clinical outcomes of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) on patients with COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).
February 16, 2021
This Beat episode, hosted by Jessica Luc, MD, covers part two of a two-part discussion on vaccines.
February 12, 2021
This study evaluates the importance of of evaluating patient frailty prior to high-risk cardiothoracic operations.
February 10, 2021
This week's episode: the status of COVID-19 survivors after ECMO, trial on advanced reperfusion strategies, decrease in adult surgeries, and analysis of robotically-assisted congenital cardiac surgery.
January 28, 2021
This video demonstrates a simple and reproducible technique of post-MI VSR repair using the infarct exclusion technique.
January 27, 2021
In this CTSNet To Go podcast episode, Guest Editor Konstadinos A. Plestis and his panelists discuss the clinical videos of his recent Guest Editor Series: Surgical Management of Acute Aortic Dissections.

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