Scholarly endeavour to digest, in a relatively short and dense manuscript, the State-of-the-Art in assessing the function of the Forgotten Chamber. The notion of surgjcal pericardiotomy as a confounder of decision making is most interesting
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Echocardiography in Weaning Right Ventricular Mechanical Circulatory Support: are we measuring the right stuff?
October 10, 2021
October 1, 2021
A scholarly narrative on the utility of quantifying the performance of the right ventricle: the RV has been hitherto empirically assessed in many clinical setups.
August 3, 2021
Neonatal non-compatible heart transplant in donor circulatory death is shown in this video.
Heart Transplantation in 2021 and Beyond: Expanded Donor Criteria, DCD Donation, and Normothermic Regional Perfusion
March 22, 2021
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.
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.