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Education

November 1, 2022
This entry of Brompton Grand Rounds features Tomaz Stupnik, Head of Department at University Medical Centre Ljublkana in Slovenia; specialist in minimal access surgery; and innovator of the Stupnik model. In this video, he discusses practical models for surgical training.
October 31, 2022
The history of surgical missions in Ghana and why they are important to cardiothoracic surgical care in West Africa.
October 21, 2022
CTSNet hosted an expert-filled roundtable on aortic root enlargement (AAE) vs. total root replacement (ARR) for the small aortic root featuring Bo Yang, Michael Reardon, Joseph Bavaria, Ismail El-Hamamsy, Vinod Thourani, and Barbara Hamilton.
October 13, 2022
This article presents a novel andragogical approach to graduate and undergraduate medical education tailored to younger technologically inclined generations, applied to cardiothoracic surgery.
October 11, 2022
CTSNet is excited to host a debate on the topic of aortic root enlargement (AAE) vs. total root replacement (ARR) for the small aortic root. Cardiac surgery experts Bo Yang, Michael Reardon, Joseph Bavaria, Vinod Thourani, and Ismail El-Hamamsy will each share their unique preferences, explanations, and arguments for which procedure is optimal.
September 30, 2022
A roundup of the most popular CTSNet articles from September 2022.
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.

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