Discussions about the most relevant topics in cardiothoracic surgery from CTSNet, the Cardiothoracic Surgery Network.
VVATS Pulmonary Artery Sealing: A Multi-Center Study
Joel Dunning, Moishe Liberman, and Eric Goudie discuss Dr Liberman's method of dividing pulmonary vessels using an energy device and the multi-center study Dr Liberman and Mr Goudie are running to evaluate energy sealing on pulmonary arteries.
#6: CTSNet Beat Podcast: A Day in the Life, a Simple Way to Manage Sternal Dehiscence, and Dr Mark Orringer's Esophageal Simulator
This Beat episode, featuring Dr. Brian Mitzman, General Thoracic Surgeon with the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, as the host, discusses recent highlights submitted to CTSNet, along with a look at a new esophagogastric anastomosis simulator in this month's JTCVS.
#5: CTSNet Beat Podcast: A Focus Review of COVID-19 and Cardiothoracic Surgery
This Beat episode, featuring Dr Jessica Luc, cardiovascular surgery resident from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, as the host, discusses highlights from the CTSNet COVID-19 portal, including the subspecialty guidance statements on cardiac, thoracic, and congenital patient triage, followed by education and ethical considerations during the pandemic.
Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery: An Interview With William Brawn
Priyadharshanan Ariyaratnam talks with William Brawn about his approach to hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
Sutureless Aortic Valves in Patients With a Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Mohamad Bashir, Eric Roselli, Vinod Thourani, and Malakh Shrestha discuss the use of sutureless aortic valves in patients with bicuspid valve anatomy.
An Update on Coronary Revascularization
Leanne Harling, David Taggart, and Philippe Kolh discuss the future of coronary revascularization.