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Education

September 13, 2022
Drs. Diego and Mugurel take you through the setup of the Intuitive Xi Robotic System for Uniportal Thoracic Robotic Surgery.
September 12, 2022
Enjoy this interview with Professor Charles Yankah, a cardiothoracic surgeon who has dedicated the last fifty years to advancing cardiovascular care and helping the globally underserved communities who require it.
September 6, 2022
This book introduces a new paradigm in cardiac surgery education in a very relevant field. In its present first edition it already covers a complete array of domains: aortic valve, mitral valve, tricuspid valve, coronaries, arrhythmias and heart failure, and the techniques involved. It achieves all of this through rich text, images, and videos. It would be a great companion to our regular conferences, simulation courses, workshops, and is a must-have in everyone’s professional bookshelf.
September 4, 2022
This is the most recent data on the early mortality of acute type A aortic dissection within the first forty-eight hours from onset. Prior to this study, there was a lack of contemporary data that characterized the positive effects of timely surgery.
August 27, 2022
The decisions that medical students make regarding their career paths have a direct effect on the future medical workforce of a country. Their choice of specialty determines the distribution of their country’s medical workforce among different specialties and its ability to deliver specialized healthcare services.
August 27, 2022
Although the demand for heart surgeons trained in a year is twenty, Kenya produces only four to five annually. This results in a gap in diagnosis and treatment of heart illnesses.
August 16, 2022
Despite persistent disparities, recent developments have enabled a growing momentum for the field of global cardiac surgery. This article describes recent developments in the field of global cardiac surgery with a particular emphasis on academic, societal, and political momentum.
August 5, 2022
The segmentectomy procedure is emerging as the preferred resection treatment for select patients with stage IA NSCLC < 2cm. This preference is supported by a mountain of retrospective data and the survival advantage noted in the recently reported JCOG 0802 trial.
July 26, 2022
This the first uniportal robotic lobectomy procedure of the registrar of this video’s author. The procedure was a left lower lobe with the DaVinci Xi system.
July 20, 2022
This video describes how to perform a recipient cardiectomy using the bicaval technique for implantation during an orthotopic heart transplantation.

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