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Ethics

December 5, 2022
An inside look at the Salam Center, a completely free cardiac center in Sudan providing cardiac surgical care to people who cannot otherwise afford it. The center also works to foster stronger relationships through reciprocal healthcare between countries in an area marked by decades of conflict.
November 23, 2022
An overview of CTSNet's Guest Editor Series' over the past two years, including videos curated by Konstadinos Plestis, Marc Gerdish, Virginia Litle, Eduard Quintana, and Alan Sihoe.
November 3, 2022
This includes videos from days four and five of the surgical mission to Ghana.
November 2, 2022
These videos show days two and three of the surgical mission to Ghana.
November 1, 2022
In September, a team from James Cook University Hospital embarked on their fourth Edwards Every Heartbeat Matters Arythmia Alliance cardiac surgical mission to Ghana, where they worked with medical professionals at University of Ghana Medical Center in Accra.
November 1, 2022
Follow along with the team on their fourth surgical mission to Ghana.
October 31, 2022
The history of surgical missions in Ghana and why they are important to cardiothoracic surgical care in West Africa.
September 20, 2022
Plasma metabolomic profiles were examined to determine differences in social determinants of health between Black and white women. This observational study paves the groundwork for further investigation of social disparity in atheromatous disease.
August 26, 2022
Historically, investment in surgical care has been limited in low-income countries, where children are fourteen times more likely to die before age five than in high-income countries.
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.

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