To highlight transformations in thoracic surgery, a panel of experts discusses innovation in powered staplers and the role that real world evidence plays in informing their decision-making, particularly Ethicon’s real-world evidence.
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September 23, 2020
Understanding Thoracic Surgeons’ Perceptions of Administrative Database Analyses and Guidelines in Clinical Decision-Making
September 21, 2020
In this article, the authors explored cardiothoracic surgeons' perceptions of health services research and practice guidelines through open-ended, semi-structured phone interviews with cardiothoracic surgeons across the United States, highlighting gaps in the translation of guidelines to clinical practice.
September 21, 2020
This article assesses the career paths and interest in cardiothoracic surgery of the Women in Thoracic Surgery scholarship recipients and demonstrates the durability and impact of scholarship programs for women in our specialty.
September 17, 2020
This video shows the simple realization of minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation models, starting from a traditional system.
July 10, 2020
In this CTSNet Interview, Mara Antonoff discusses the background, inspiration, and career stepping stones with Dr Yolonda Colson, the newly elected vice president of AATS.
July 7, 2020
Leanne Harling interviews Doug Mathisen, who reflects on his three decades of practice, and how the general thoracic surgery subspecialty has evolved over the course of his career.
June 19, 2020
A large retrospective review of almost three decades of extensive thoracoabdominal aortic surgery, with considerable educational value especially on the anatomicoclinical correlations of the spinal vasculature.
June 16, 2020
The authors report a case of a COVID-19 pneumonia patient with spontaneous pneumomediastinum and pneumopericardium in the absence of the use of invasive mechanical ventilation.
June 10, 2020
The authors describe their approach to the side-by-side modified bedside percutaneous tracheostomy during the COVID-19 pandemic at a tertiary care, community-based teaching hospital with special attention to preparation, patient selection, procedural technique, personal protective equipment (PPE), and minimization of participating personnel.
May 29, 2020
Leanne Harling moderates a discussion about applying precautions during aerosolizing procedures and the commonality between ENT and thoracic surgery.