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.
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CTSNet To Go Podcast Episode: Why Is Atrial Fibrillation Undertreated in Patients With CABG and Structural Disease?
February 10, 2021
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.
November 23, 2020
This video demonstrates the diagnosis and surgical treatment of myocardial bridges are controversial, both with regards to timing and technique.
#6: CTSNet Beat Podcast: A Day in the Life, a Simple Way to Manage Sternal Dehiscence, and Dr Mark Orringer's Esophageal Simulator
November 23, 2020
This Beat episode, featuring Brian Mitzman, general thoracic surgeon with the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, as the host, discusses recent highlights submitted to CTSNet, along with a look at a new esophagogastric anastomosis simulator in this month's JTCVS.
November 11, 2020
Leanne Harling moderates a discussion with David Taggart and Phillippe Kolh on the future of coronary revascularization.
#4: CTSNet Beat Podcast: EXCEL and the European Guidelines, Percutaneous Interventions With Coronary Bypass, Aortic Emergency During COVID-19, and Osimertinib in Positive Resected Cancer
November 4, 2020
In this Beat podcast episode, Joel Dunning discusses the EXCEL trial and European guidelines, percutaneous interventions with coronary bypass surgery, management of aortic emergencies during COVID-19, and osimertinib in positive resected cancer.
October 31, 2020
This hard hitting article summarises the current situation with the Excel trial and the situation regarding the evidence of PCI vs CABG in left main stem disease. It exposes a legion of errors and scandals which were first exposed by Professor David Taggart then the BBC then EACTS.
Overall and Cause-Specific Mortality in Randomized Clinical Trials Comparing Percutaneous Interventions With Coronary Bypass Surgery: A Meta-Analysis
October 26, 2020
Within the limitations of a meta-analysis, a useful work advancing that PCI may have a hitherto masked or hidden mortality
An Evaluation of the Long-Term Patency of the Aortocoronary Bypass Graft Anastomosed to a Vascular Prosthesis
October 23, 2020
Kawamura et al. present a retrospective multicenter study of 84 patients who underwent concomitant CABG to aortic surgery and anastomosis of the 109 CABG graft anastomosed either to the native aorta or to the vascular prosthesis.