The "Cape Town Declaration On Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World" was published in August 2018, intending to signal a commitment of the global cardiac surgery and cardiology communities to improving care for the 33 million patients affected by rheumatic heart disease.
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United in Earnest: First Pilot Sites for Increased Surgical Capacity for Rheumatic Heart Disease Announced by Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance
April 30, 2021
April 23, 2021
The authors provide tips and tricks on ten most important considerations for multi-arterial grafting.
April 20, 2021
The case of minimally invasive repair of large left ventricle inferior pseudoaneurysm and concomitant CABG procedure is presented in this video.
April 9, 2021
This review nicely summarizes the recommendations for antithrombotic therapy in the setting of acute coronary syndromes. In a section relevant to cardiac surgeons, they suggest that patients who undergo CABG surgery in the setting of an acute coronary syndrome should be similarly treated with dual antiplatelet therapy.
April 6, 2021
Left ventricular outflow tract aneurysm compressed the left main coronary artery and was repaired with CABG to LAD.
March 31, 2021
A review suggests that minimally invasive coronary grafting with TCRAT technique could be routinely applied in obese patients with results that are not clinically different from non-obese patients.
March 9, 2021
In this CTSNet To Go podcast episode, Jessica Luc interviews Marc Ruel about his pioneering work in minimally invasive cardiac surgical operations.
March 2, 2021
The authors present an interesting case of myocardial bridging as a cause of chest pain.
February 21, 2021
An editorial that may herald the decrease in aspirinization and the rise of ticagrelor monotherapy in Percutaneous stenting of coronary arteries.
February 16, 2021
This video demonstrates the use of a 3D model to tailor a Dacron patch during surgical ventricular restoration.