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14 Jun 2021

How COVID-19 is Affecting Cardiac Surgery

Research presented at the 57th annual meeting of the Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) revealed that COVID-19...
09 Jun 2021

Top Cardiothoracic Surgeons of 2021 and Trends to Watch

On Sept. 9, 1896, Ludwig Rehn successfully closed a heart stab wound with direct suture. This event is widely...
19 Aug 2019

Flow Data Gives Pediatric Surgeons New Insights after Norwood Surgery

Pediatric cardiac surgeons at Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C., perform the Stage 1 Norwood...
19 Jun 2019

Can Soft Skills Make You a Better Physician?

What are the most important skills a physician can possess? Patients and fellow healthcare professionals would...
03 Dec 2018

Healthy People 2020 — Improving Cardiovascular Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death....
15 Oct 2018

3 Ways Surgeons Can Avoid Malpractice Through Better Communication

Nearly everyone has encountered a colleague whose poor and disruptive behavior affected their team. Whether it’s...
15 Aug 2018

Giant of Pediatric Surgery: Dr. Francis Fontan

“With the passing of Professor Francis Fontan on the 14th of January 2018, the community of congenital heart...
17 Apr 2018

Our CABG Patency Assessment Program Improves Outcomes

The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) established in the Affordable Care Act has further focused...
16 Apr 2018

Profile of Excellence: Dr. Bruce W. Lytle

Chairman, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation87th AATS President...