On March 19, CTSNet hosted a live webinar, moderated by Amy Fiedler, MD, discussing heart transplantation in 2021 and beyond. The recording is now available.
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Heart Transplantation in 2021 and Beyond: Expanded Donor Criteria, DCD Donation, and Normothermic Regional Perfusion
March 22, 2021
December 15, 2020
This video discusses the TransMedics Organ Care System, which allows normothermic beating donor heart preservation during transport.
October 8, 2020
CTSNet Beat's premier podcast episode is hosted Nikki Stamp, an adult cardiothoracic surgeon from Australia, who discusses the use of embolic filters during cardiac surgery procedures, techniques for donor cardiac heart transplantation, sex differences in thoracic aortic disease, and for residents and trainees, there’s a segment on technique for insertion of intercostal catheters.
August 18, 2020
This video demonstrates the donor heart procurement in heart transplantation.
July 3, 2020
The authors make a brief overview of tricuspid regurgitation associated with congenital heart defects, including morphology, incidence and echocardiographic evaluation. The status quo of medical and surgical managements and outcomes are also comprehensively reviewed.
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 24, 2020
Interesting metanalytic review on the effect of binary gender in mammals.
Use of Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support for Management of Cardiogenic Shock Before and After the United Network for Organ Sharing Donor Heart Allocation System Changes
April 16, 2020
The UNOS donor heart allocation system was revised in 2018, giving priority to patients on inpatient mechanical circulatory support (MCS). Patients admitted with heart failure-associated cardiogenic shock were tracked for the frequency of use of mechanical circulatory support before and after implementation of this change. In non-transplant center
In Situ Expansion, Differentiation and Electromechanical Coupling of Human Cardiac Muscle in a 3D Bioprinted, Chambered Organoid
April 2, 2020
Quite refreshing well-written experimental paper leaving promises of artificial organoids.
February 25, 2020
This video discusses tips and tricks in donor heart harvesting and heart transplantation that the authors have learned after performing 200 cases.