Search Tag: thoracic surgery

ICU Management

Living Without Lungs for 6 Days Saves a Mom’s Life

2017 31 Jan

In a challenging procedure never done before, thoracic surgeons at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network removed severely infected lungs from a dying mom, keeping her alive without lungs for six days, so that she could recover enough to receive a life-saving lung transplant. A report of this case is published online in The Journal of Thoracic... Read more

Cardiology Management

31st EACTS 2017 Annual Meeting - European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

2016 16 Dec

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERYThe Association was founded in 1986 and now represents over 3,000 surgeons, perfusionists and allied health professionals across the world. Find European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery on Social Media       Read more

Cardiology Management

30th EACTS Annual Meeting

2016 22 Jul

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERYThe Association was founded in 1986 and now represents over 3,000 surgeons, perfusionists and allied health professionals across the world. Read more

Executive Health Management

Collaboration for Better Lung Cancer Surgery Outcomes

2014 30 Dec

Collaboration between The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and the European Society of Thoracic Surgery (ESTS) is expected to help improve the quality of patient care by linking outcomes data on chest procedures, beginning with lung cancer surgery. A draft manuscript and data have already been circulated and the outcomes are expected to be presented... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Guidelines For Peri- and Postoperative AFib

2014 29 Sep

Evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and treatment of perioperative and postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) and flutter for thoracic surgical procedures have been released by The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS). The new guidelines have been published in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. According to... Read more