Journals

The American Board of Thoracic Surgery's Maintenance of Certification program was adopted 7 years ago. Since that time, there has been a continuous evaluation in the Board's thinking about the overall process, based upon internal discussions and input from our diplomates. [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
Diplomates of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS) who plan to participate in the 10-Year Milestone for the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process as Certified-Active must hold a currently valid, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine. Diplomates must provide delineation of privileges at a hospital(s) accredited by the JCAHO or other institutions judged acceptable by the Board. Diplomates must also submit letter(s) of reference documenting their level of clinical activity and stature within [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
The WTSA is now accepting Applications for Membership online for Active as well as Candidate membership status. Visit the WTSA Web site at www.westernthoracic.org to read the complete membership eligibility requirements and to initiate an online application. [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
Fungal aortic graft infections are unusual and have been reported primarily in the abdominal aortic position. Ascending aortic graft infections secondary to Candida species have been reported rarely and invariably localized to the confines of the aortic graft. We present an interesting case of an ascending aortic graft infection with Candida albicans, with evidence of invasion of the sternum and overlying soft tissues. [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
An 18-year old woman had migration of a subdermal contraceptive implant in a subsegmental branch of her left lower lobe pulmonary artery. She was managed successfully through a conservative surgical approach, as the implant was removed from the pulmonary artery thoracoscopically, thereby avoiding the need of thoracotomy or lung resection. [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
A coronary artery fistula is defined as an abnormal direct communication between any coronary artery and any of the cardiac chambers, superior vena cava, coronary sinus, pulmonary artery, and pulmonary veins. The right coronary artery (RCA) is the most common site of origin, and right heart chambers are the most common site of drainage. However, there are few cases reported in the literature in which the fistulae originate from both the right coronary and the [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
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Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

Individual journal feeds:

The Annals of Thoracic Surgery

The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Journal of Cardiac Surgery

Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Multimedia Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery

The New England Journal of Medicine

Journal of the American College of Cardiology – cardiac surgery

Current Opinion in Cardiology