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Thoracic

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.
May 29, 2020
Jessica Luc, Shanda Blackmon, Mahesh Ramchandani, and Nahush Mokadam discuss the topic of telemedicine for the cardiothoracic surgeon during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
May 29, 2020
Brian Mitzman interviews CTSNet President Douglas E. Wood about the options for oncologic thoracic surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 6, 2020
This article describes recommendations from the North American leadership in regards to the safe reintroduction of cardiovascular services during the COVID-19 pandemic including, but not limited to, ethical considerations, the importance of collaboration amongst public health officials and cardiovascular specialties, and protection of healthcare work
April 28, 2020
This is a video of a patient with a thymoma and myasthenia gravis who also has a left SVC.

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