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.
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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.
CTSNet To Go Podcast Episode: Why Is Atrial Fibrillation Undertreated in Patients With CABG and Structural Disease?
February 10, 2021
In this CTSNet To Go podcast episode, Niv Ad moderates a discussion on the importance of atrial fibrillation in decision-making in structural heart disease and coronary artery disease.
January 12, 2021
This video demonstrates a simple modified epicardial patch operation for subacute left and right ventricular free wall rupture.
December 4, 2020
A brief and readable editorial on the United Kingdom prespective on the global impact of the pandemic to the delivery of cardiovascular care, attempting a semi-quantitative economic appraisal of the problem.