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Coronary disease

December 17, 2019
Drs Stan Antonides, David Taggart, Joseph Sabik, and Michael Mack discuss the patency and longevity of vein grafts in cardiac surgery.
December 10, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate a minimal access endoscopic solution for a complicated postmyocardial infarction ventricular septal defect.
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 3, 2019
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive CABG combined with mitral valve repair and left ventricle aneurysm repair through a left anterior thoracotomy.
November 28, 2019
Vipin Zamvar of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in Scotland presents a discussion on bilateral internal mammary artery grafting.
November 25, 2019
Variations in, and elevation of, serum glucose within 24 hours of isolated CABG were associated with a significantly increased risk of cardiovascular complications and mortality within 30 days.
November 18, 2019
An editorial related to a recent randomized controlled trial suggesting a striking benefit of anti-inflammatory secondary prevention after recent myocardial events.
November 11, 2019
A useful narrative on pharmacology and metabolomics for surgeons caring for the diabetic population; the vast majority of the CTSNet membership.
November 6, 2019
In this randomized trial, percutaneous coronary intervention and CABG had equivalent outcomes for the composite of death, stroke, or myocardial infarction at five years for patients with left main disease of low or intermediate anatomical complexity.
November 1, 2019
In this multicenter study, the authors report on outcomes in 156 patients who underwent surgery for anomalous aortic origin of the coronary arteries. Unroofing and reimplantation were the most common procedures. There was no perioperative mortality.

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