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.
Shanda Blackmon, Miia Lehtinen, and Meghana Helde discuss structured mentorship and organic sponsor relationships for women during cardiothoracic surgery training, as well as working toward leadership roles and the importance of fostering an environment of inclusion and recognition.
Leanne Harling, Enoch Akowuah, Patrick Perier, and Peyman Sardari Nia discuss the UK Mini Mitral Trial, a multicenter randomized trial comparing sternotomy to a minimally invasive approach for mitral valve surgery.
Leanne Harling moderates a discussion about applying precautions during aerosolizing procedures and the commonality between ENT and thoracic surgery. This episode is part 2 of 2.
Leanne Harling moderates a discussion about applying precautions during aerosolizing procedures and the commonality between ENT and thoracic surgery. This episode is part 1 of 2.
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.
Brian Mitzman interviews CTSNet President Douglas E. Wood about the options for oncologic thoracic surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Joanna Chikwe interviews Thoralf M. Sundt about cardiac surgery in the era of COVID-19.
Filmed March 18, 2020, Brian Mitzman moderates a discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic with an international group of physicians currently on the front lines. This episode contains part 2 of 2.
Filmed March 18, 2020, Brian Mitzman moderates a discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic with an international group of physicians currently on the front lines. This episode contains part 1 of 2.
Joel Dunning interviews Thomas D’Amico, a pioneer in the field of VATS lobectomy.
Leanne Harling interviews John McKenna about his experience in the device industry side of cardiothoracic surgery.
Shanda Blackmon, Brendon Stiles, Vinay Badhwar, and Robert Cerfolio discuss maximizing efficiency in a cardiothoracic surgery practice.
Leanne Harling, Doug Mathisen, and Erino Rendina share and debate their approaches to staging, adjuvant therapy, persistent disease, and surgical removal of the primary tumor.
Joel Dunning, Aaron Morton, Jill Ley, and Rick Bell discuss STS protocol for the management of cardiac arrest after cardiac surgery, an expert consensus statement that was published in January of 2017.
A panel of experts debates the threshold for aortic replacement in bicuspid aortic valve-related aortopathy.
Mohamad Bashir interviews Duke Cameron, who shares his technique for valve-sparing aortic root replacement, stressing the importance of extensive dissection of the aortic root and selection of the correct graft for the individual patient.
Leanne Harling interviews Daniela Molena about her approach to minimally invasive and robotic esophageal surgery.
Drs M. Blair Marshall, Virginia Litle, Andrea Wolf, and Mara Antonoff discuss the importance of having a support network, the joy they get from their careers and their families, and their own experiences in combining motherhood with cardiothoracic surgery.
Drs Joel Dunning, Dawn Jaroszewski, and Daniel Miller discuss the benefits that the Nuss procedure provides for patients and the criteria that they use to select patients as candidates for surgery. The panelists consider both the cosmetic and impairment aspects of pectus excavatum, and the best approaches for a stable surgical repair.