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February 7, 2023
CTSNet is celebrating twenty-five years of connecting the global cardiothoracic community! For the big anniversary, members new and old told us what they appreciate about the site and our free collection of cardiothoracic surgery resources. Learn more about how CTSNet grew from a visionary idea into the largest collection of CT surgery videos online.
February 6, 2023
This video demonstrates complete removal of a mediastinal teratoma that compressed the right atrium and shifted the superior vena cava in a fifteen-year-old patient.
February 2, 2023
A step-by-step guide to mitral valve replacement using a SAPIEN 3 balloon expandable valve via a minithoracotomy approach to treat mitral stenosis due to severe mitral annular calcification.
January 31, 2023
January’s top content includes impactful news items from CTSNet’s JANS newsletter, a step-by-step guide to using cutting edge 3D imaging software, a robotic gunshot injury repair, and more.
January 30, 2023
This video illustrates how to achieve rapid hemostasis following intra-aortic balloon pump removal using a percutaneous vascular repair device.
January 26, 2023
During the 2023 59th Annual STS Meeting, Professor Marc Gerdisch, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Franciscan Health Heart Center, was kind enough to sit down with CTSNet Associate Editor Jill Ley to share insight into his contribution to the meeting's Contemporary Perioperative Management program.
January 25, 2023
Watch as Steven Bolling M.D., Joanna Chikwe M.D., and Pieter Kappetein M.D. discuss several cases of mitral valve prolapse and their repair techniques during a Global Grand Rounds session.
January 24, 2023
This video demonstrates how to handle untreatable postoperative bleeding by keeping the sternum open with a VAC sponge and negative chest pressure.
Right S9 and S10 VATS Segmentectomy "Butterfly Approach”: From Surgical Flight Simulation to Day-Surgery
January 23, 2023
This video demonstrates a right S9+S10 VATS segmentectomy through an original butterfly inferior approach, from surgical flight simulation to day-surgery.
January 19, 2023
Loretta Erhunmwunsee is a surgeon-scientist at City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California. She splits her time between surgically treating patients with thoracic malignancies and researching health inequity. Read her interview with CTSNet.