Korte et al. studied the results of a surgical exposure and assessment program for cardiac surgery residents and fellows. The program constitutes simulator training, self-organized trainings, and instructed workshops, and was evaluated within students, residents, and fellows.
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Train Early and With Deliberate Practice: Simple Coronary Surgery Simulation Platform Results in Fast Increase in Technical Surgical Skills in Residents and Students
May 22, 2020
May 20, 2020
On May 19, CTSNet hosted a live event on surviving COVID and resilience beyond. Mara Antonoff and Brian Mitzman discussed these issues with Sasha Shillcutt, Reza Mehran, and Michael Maddaus.
May 19, 2020
Using wearable technology, Meltzer et al. demonstrated that surgeon-reported risk factors for pain included longer case length, increased years in pratice, use of loupes, and use of headlights.
May 7, 2020
The authors discuss COVID-19 triage in adult cardiac surgery.
May 6, 2020
Use of anatomic abbreviations instead of numbers seems pro-intuitive ...
April 30, 2020
CTSNet and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists collaborated to host a live webinar on Monday, April 27, on cardiac surgery during COVID-19: ECMO, transplants, elective cases, and the future.
April 30, 2020
In this roundtable discussion, Brian Mitzman moderates a discussion on the challenges residents and fellows face in fulfilling specific requirements for their specialty education when they have been redeployed to work in other capacities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 13, 2020
CTSNet is excited to announce that "Arterial Switch Operation and Mee Procedure" by Alan O'Donnell won first place in the 2019 Innovation Award Video Competition.
February 25, 2020
Drs Amy Fiedler, Elizabeth Stephens, Hugh Auchincloss, Gregory Pattakos, and Kristin Sell-Dottin share their tips and tricks for thriving during residency and fellowship, and discuss the different training pathways available to cardiothoracic surgery residents, identifying mentors, and how to balance clinical responsibilities with research.
Edwards Lifesciences' Every Heartbeat Matters Philanthropic Initiative Expanding To Reach More Patients
February 24, 2020
In 2014, Edwards Lifescience launched an ambitious philanthropic initiative called Every Heartbeat Matters (EHM) with the goal of impacting the global burden of heart valve disease through the education, screening and treatment of 1 million underserved people by 2020.