The Thoracic Surgery Foundation (TSF)–the charitable arm of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)–has awarded 29 new grants totaling $1,047,500 in support of research and education programs in cardiothoracic surgery.
Dr. Douglas E. Wood describes the findings from the NELSON Trial and what they mean for policy and program development for lung cancer early detection through CT screening.
Legendary heart-lung transplant surgeon, researcher, and professor Sir Magdi Habib Yacoub, MD, today was honored with the 2020 Earl Bakken Scientific Achievement Award from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons during the organization’s 56th Annual Meeting.
In recognition of exemplary efforts and steadfast service, Robert L. Kormos, MD, and Robert A. Wynbrandt, JD, each have been presented with The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2020 Distinguished Service Award at the Society’s 56th Annual Meeting.
Cardiothoracic surgeon Joseph A. Dearani, MD, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, today was elected President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons during the organization’s 56th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Patients who undergo open heart surgery and head home 3 days later are not at increased risk for complications.
While transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) continues to expand its pool of eligible patients, open heart surgery–resulting in excellent patient survival and fewer strokes when compared to TAVR–is the best option for young and middle-aged adu…
The Society has released a statement regarding the controversy over recently published studies on coronary bypass grafting surgery and percutaneous coronary interventions in patients with left main disease.
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) is deeply disappointed that a proposed rule authorizing a nationwide ban of flavored electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) did not include menthol.