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Education

May 25, 2022
This video gives a step-by-step description of the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure, with a specific focus on the use of a self-expanding transcatheter valve.
March 14, 2022
On Saturday, March 12, CTSNet hosted a roundtable discussion surrounding the new AHA/ACC/SCAI coronary revascularization guideline. Moderated by Marjan Jahangiri, panelists Hirokuni Arai, Chris Malaisrie, Patrick Myers, Victor Dayan, and Joseph Sabik shared their thoughts.
March 3, 2022
Performing minimally invasive mitral valve surgery safely and efficiently involves a substantial learning curve. This interactive 360-degree video tutorial, filmed from the surgeon’s point of view, demonstrates a step-by-step approach and allows you to choose the viewpoint.
February 14, 2022
The video provides a step-by-step description of the proper technique while harvesting an internal mammary artery.
February 1, 2022
This video aims to provide an introduction to creating high quality videos of cardiac operations.
November 25, 2021
In this editorial paper, Tom Nguyen, Malak Elbatarny, Dominique Vervoort, and Eric Vinck present a brief look into the evolving opportunities to train cardiac surgery residents in a global fashion, taking into consideration our growing international perceptions of training.
November 18, 2021
The video provides insights into career opportunities and choices, and the evolution to advanced surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.
August 30, 2021
The authors present a creative way to describe step-by-step the double switch procedure for congenitally-corrected transposition of the great arteries using hand-drawn pictures and animation.
August 28, 2021
In this article, Trudell et al surveyed the Women in Thoracic Surgery membership to assess for characteristics of allyship. Qualities of allyship identified include mentorship, support, and sponsorship; whereas, competitiveness, disrespect, discrimination, stereotyping, unconscious bias, and undermining were reported as detrimental factors.
August 28, 2021
In this study by Olive et al, they demonstrate the demographic landscape of current cardiothoracic surgeons and trainees in terms of sex and race/ethnicity, and demonstrate improvement in diversity of trainees and faculty across multiple training pathways over the years.

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