TSDA Education Universe

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Cardiac: Coronary Artery Disease Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) Techniques

CABG and LIMA
Alfred Culliford, New York University

CABG and Total Arterial Revascularization
Noel Mills, Tulane University Medical Center

Indications and Techniques for use of Multiple Arterial Grafts in Coronary Revascularization
Brian F. Buxton

Thoracic: Lung Cancer: Overview and Staging

Molecular Classification of Lung Cancer
James Jett, MD

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Cardiac: Cardiac Radiological Evaluation

Cardiac Nuclear Studies
Jeffrey S. Borer, SUNY Downstate

Coronary Angiography
Steven Sedlis, New York VA Medical Center

Thoracic: Trauma: Diaphragm Injuries

Diaphragmatic Trauma
Barry Esrig, UMDNJ
2003

Diaphragmatic Trauma Acute/Chronic
Dean Donahue, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Valve Disease, Aortic Regurgitation

AR: Criteria for Valve Surgery in the Asymptomatic Patient: Current Standards and Effect of Rate of Change in Objective Measures
Jeffrey S. Borer, MD, SUNY Downstate

Thoracic: Pulmonary Function Testing

Preoperative Assessment of the Thoracic Surgery Patient
Mark K. Ferguson, MD, University of Chicago
2010

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Cardiac: Congenital: Physiology

Physiologic Testing for Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
Caren Goldberg, University of Michigan

Pediatric Cardiovascular Physiology
Brian Duncan, Cleveland Clinic

Pediatric Cardiovascular Physiology
S. Adil Husain, University of Texas San Antonio
2010

Nomenclature and Classification of Congenital Heart Disease
Jeff Jacobs, MD, Children’s Hospital of Florida, University of Southern Florida
2010

Children with Single Ventricular Physiology
William Douglas, MD, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Thoracic: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Work-Up and Medical Treatment

Investigation of Benign Esophageal Disease
Thomas Rice, Cleveland Clinic

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Thoracic: Chest Wall and Diaphragmatic Physiology

Chest Tubes: Principles, Techniques and Pitfalls (Part I- History)
Giorgio M. Aru, University of Mississippi

Chest Wall / Diaphragm Physiology
Richard Whyte, Stanford University

Chest Wall Anatomy
Joseph Schrager, Stanford University

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Thoracic: Surgical Approaches to the Mediastinum

Surgical Access to the Mediastinum
Larry Kaiser, University of Pennsylvania

Cardiac: Congenital: Heart Surgery Introduction and Palliative Shunts

Techniques and Long-Term Results of Surgical Intervention
Jan M. Quaegebeur, Columbia University

Palliative Operations in Congenital Heart Surgery
Minoo N. Kavarana, MD, Medical University of South Carolina

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Cardiac: Tricuspid Valve Repair and Replacement

Acquired Tricuspid Valve Disease
Luca A. Vricella, Johns Hopkins University

Thoracic: Lung Cancer: Early Detection of Small Malignancies

Lung Cancer Screening
Jo-Anne O. Sheppard, Massachusetts General Hospital

The New International Staging System: Lung Cancer
No Audio, PDF Only
Valerie Rusch, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Cardiac: Adult Cardiac Transplantation

Evolving Trends and Causes of Death After Heart Transplantation
James Kirklin, University of Alabama

Transplantation Using Non-Heart-Beating Donors
Juergen Martin, Albert-Ludwigs University

Cardiac Transplantation
George Arnaoutakis, MD, Johns Hopkins

Thoracic: Corrosive Injuries of the Esophagus

Corrosive Injuries of the Esophagus
James Allan, Massachusetts General Hospital

Bowel Interposition for Benign Esophageal Disease
Kamal Mansour, MD, Emory University

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Cardiac: Echocardiography

Echocardiography for Estimation of Valvular Dysfunction: Regurgitant Volume, Diastolic Performance, etc.
Jamil Tajik, Mayo Clinic

Echocardiography
Itzhak Kronzon, New York University

Echocardiography
Lindsey Allan, Columbia University

Echo/Doppler Evaluation of Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction, Part I
Martin E. Goldman, Mount Sinai

Echo/Doppler Evaluation of Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction, Part II
Martin E. Goldman, Mount Sinai

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Cardiac: Congenital: Atrial Septal Defects (ASD) and Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (PAPVR)

Atrial Septal Defects & Anomalous Pulmonary Veins
Vincent Parnell

Scimitar Syndrome
Suvro S. Sett, MD, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, New York Medical College
2011

Atrial Septal Defect
Suvro S. Sett, MD, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, New York Medical College
2011

ASD and PAPVC
Suvro S. Sett, MD, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, New York Medical College
2011

Primum Atrial Septal Defect
Suvro S. Sett, MD, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, New York Medical College
2011

Thoracic: Esophageal Strictures

Esophageal Dilatation
Richard Battafarano, Washington University School of Medicine

Management of Peptic Esophageal Strictures
Raphael Andrade, MD, Michael Maddus, MD, University of Minnesota
2010

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Cardiac: Mitral Valve Disease

ACE/ARB for MR: Is this Truly Appropriate?
Blasé Carabello, Baylor College of Medicine

Thoracic: Esophagus: Paraesophageal Hernia

Paraesophageal Hernia
Michael Lanuti, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Valve/Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)

Impact of Concomitant CAD on Natural History When Aortic and/or Mitral Valve Disease are Present
Robert O. Bonow, Northwestern University

Selection of Techniques for valve surgery and CABG: Impact of Combined Procedures Involving the Aortic or Mitral Valve
Lawrence Cohn, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Thoracic: Lung Cancer: T3 Disease

Management of T3 Lesions
Alec Patterson, Washington University in St. Louis

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Cardiac: Congenital: Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Roger B. Mee

Thoracic: Esophageal Trauma

Esophageal Trauma
Peter Roberts, University of California Davis

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Cardiac: Congenital: Ventricular Septal Defects

Anatomy of Atrial & Ventricular Septal Defects
Richard Van Praagh, Children’s Hospital Boston

Thoracic: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Surgical Treatment

Complications of Fundoplication
Mark Ferguson, University of Chicago

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Cardiac: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Nicholas Smedira, Cleveland Clinic

Thoracic: Mediastinal Tumors: Neurogenic

Classification, Diagnosis & Management of Neurogenic Tumors
Hermes C. Grillo

Surgical Management of Neurogenic Tumors
Stephen Hazelrigg, MD, Southern Illinois University
2010

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Thoracic: Mediastinal Tumors: Thyoma

Surgical Management of Thymoma
Cameron Wright, Massachusetts General Hospital

Surgical Management of Thymic Carcinoid Tumors
Mark K. Ferguson, MD, University of Chicago

Thymoma
Frank Detterbeck, MD, Yale University
2010

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Cardiac: Mitral Valve Stenosis

Mitral Stenosis
Charles F. Schwartz, New York University

Natural History of Mitral Stenosis and ECHO Criteria and Pitfalls in Selecting People for Balloon Valvotomy
Marvin Berger, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Hemodynamic Assessment of Valvular Heart Disease by Doppler ECHO – Is Cardiac Catheterization Ever Necessary?
A. Jamil Tajik, Mayo Clinic

Thoracic: Esophageal Foreign Bodies

Esophageal Foreign Bodies in Adults
James Allan, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Congenital: Tricuspid Atresia

Tricuspid Atresia and Fontan Operation
Thomas L. Spray, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Single Ventricle Syndromes
John Mayer, Children’s Hospital Boston

Tricuspid Atresia and Functional Single Ventricle Cardiac Lesions
Joseph Forbess, University of Texas Southwestern

Congenital Anomalies of Mitral Valve
Khanh Nguyen, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital

Children with Single Ventricular Physiology
William Douglas, MD, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas, Houston

Thoracic: Lung Infections and Massive Hemoptysis

Treatment of Massive Hemoptysis
M. Blair Marshall, Georgetown University

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Cardiac: Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Surgery

Tips and Techniques for Off-pump CABG
Raymond Cartier, Montreal Heart Institute

Thoracic: Pleural Disease: Malignant Mesothelioma

Current Therapy for Malignant Mesothelioma
Larry Kaiser, University of Texas at Houston

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Cardiac: Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: New Techniques
Robert W. Emery

Transymocardial Laser Revascularization, Part 1
Keith A. Horvath, MD, Northwestern University

Transymocardial Laser Revascularization, Part 2
Keith A. Horvath, MD, Northwestern University

Thoracic: Adjuvant Therapy for Stage I & II Lung Cancer

Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapies in Resectable Lung Cancer
Alec Patterson, Washington University

Induction Therapy for Early Stage Lung Cancer
Eric Vallieres, University of Washington

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Cardiac: Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation

Ischemic Mitral Valve Disease in Patients undergoing CABG: Should Mild to Moderate Regurgitation be Repaired
David H. Adams, MD, Mount Sinai Medical Center

A Surgeon’s View of the Trachea
Douglas J. Mathisen, Massachusetts General Hospital

Management of Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Edwin C. McGee, Jr., MD, Northwestern University

Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation – IMR
P. Kent Harman, MD, Medical University of South Carolina
2010

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Cardiac: Ischemic Mitral Disease

Mitral Valve Repair for Ischemic Mitral Insufficiency: Techniques and Results
Delos Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic

Thoracic: Lung Infections: Mycotic

Surgical Management of Aspergilloma
James Allan, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Congenital: Transposition

Transposition of the Great Vessels
Jan M. Quaegebeur, Columbia University

Transposition: Simple & Complex
Richard A. Jonas, George Washington University

Thoracic: Lung Cancer: Stage I Disease (Wedge vs. Lobe)

Superior Sulcus Tumors – Pancoast Tumors
Chadrick E. Denlinger, MD, Medical University of South Carolina
2011

Pancoast Tumors
Cameron Wright, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Thoracic: Chest Wall Tumors: Benign and Malignant

Chest Wall Tumors
Henning A. Gaissert, Massachusetts General Hospital

Chest Wall Reconstruction
Mark S. Allen, MD, Mayo Clinic

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Cardiac: Congenital: Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Pectus Excavatum: Nuss Procedure
Brian Kogon, MD Emory University

Thoracic: Chest Wall Deformities

Management of Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum
Michael Lanuti, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Cardiac Tumors

Cardiac Tumors
Josh Cockrell, MD, Curt Tribble, MD, University of Mississippi

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Cardiac: Congenital: Ross Procedure

The Ross Operation on Children
Ronald Elkins, University of Oklahoma

Pediatric Lung Transplantation
Charles B. Huddleston, MD, St. Louis University

Thoracic: Pediatric: Lung Transplantation

Cardiac and Pulmonary Transplantation
Thomas L. Spray, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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Thoracic: Esophageal Diverticula

Management of Zenker’s Diverticulum
James S. Allan, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Cardiac Trauma

Cardiac Trauma
J. Nilas Young, University of California Davis

Thoracic: Trachea: Resection/Repair for Benign Disease, Iatrogenic Injury, and Trauma

Tracheobronchial Trauma
Cameron Wright, Massachusetts General Hospital

Endoscopic Approaches to Obstructive Tracheobroncial Disease
Ashok Muniappan, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Acute Aortic Dissections, Intramural Hematoma, Penetrating Atherosclerotic Ulcer

Penetrating Aortic Ulcers
Ahmet Kilic, MD, Rahul Kar, MD, Robert SD Higgins, MD
The Ohio State University

Acute Aortic Dissection: Medical and Surgical Issues
Marc Moon, MD, Washington University

Acute Type A Aortic Dissection I: The Basics
David G. Rabkin, MD, University of Washington

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Cardiac: Congenital: Tetralogy of Fallot

Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Conduits: New Alternatives
Pedro J. del Nido, Massachusetts General Hospital

Tetralogy of Fallot
Roger B. Mee

Thoracic: Staging for Esophageal Cancer

Staging Strategies for Esophageal Cancer
Robert J. Cerfolio, MD, University of Alabama

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Cardiac: Mitral Valve Regurgitation: Degenerative

Indications for Mitral Valve Surgery in the Asymptomatic Patient: Do these Differ in the Presence vs. the Absence of Flail Leaflet?
Maurice E. Sarano, Mayo Clinic

Timing of Valve Repair for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation
Robert O. Bonow, MD, Northwestern University

Thoracic: Esophageal Surgery: Esophageal Reconstruction

Quality of Life after Esophagectomy
Claude Deschamps, Mayo Clinic

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
Chrish Fernando, MD

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Cardiac: End Stage Heart Disease

Comparison of Intensive Medical Treatment vs. Left Ventricular Assist for Patients with Advanced Congestive Heart Failure
Eric A. Rose, Mount Sinai Medical Center

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Cardiac: Congenital: Congenital: Atrioventricular Canal (AV) Canal

Atrioventricular Septal Defects
V. Mohan Reddy, Stanford University

Atrioventricular Septal Defect
Scott M. Bradley, MD, Medical University of South Carolina

Thoracic: Mediastinum Tumors

Thymoma
Frank Detterbeck, MD, Yale University

Germ Cell Tumors of the Mediastinum
Kenneth A. Kesler, MD, Indiana University

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Cardiac: Critical Care: Pharmacologic Support for Low Cardiac Output

Perioperative Pharmacology
Stephen J. Thomas

Postoperative Arrhythmias: Diagnosis and Management
Larry A. Rhodes, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Post-Operative Arrhythmias
Harinder R. Singh, MD, Children’s Hospital of Michigan

VATS Thymectomy
Todd L. Demmy, MD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Pharmacology of Perioperative Cardiovascular Support
Andrew Bowdle MD, PhD, Peter von Homeyer MD, Aaron Cheng, MD, University of Washington

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Thoracic: Lung Cancer: T4 Disease

Extended Pulmonary Resections
Felix G. Fernandez, MD, Emory University

T4N0: From Satellite Pulmonary Nodule in the Same Lobe Should Not be Staged at IIIB NSCLC
Ayesha S. Bryant, MSPH, MD, Robert J. Cerfolio, MD, University of Alabama
2010

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Cardiac: Critical Care: Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Collateral Injury

Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Collateral Injury, Part 1: Pathophysiology
Jeremy L. Herrmann, MD, Indiana University

Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Collateral Injury, Part 2: History of CPB and the Data Regarding End-Organ Injury
Aaron Abarbanell, MD, Indiana University

Blood Management and Red Cell Transfusion
Robert L. Thurer, MD, Harvard University

Thoracic: Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis Update
Mark Krasna, MD, St. Joseph Medical Center

The Medical Management of Hyperhidrosis
Sean Grondin, University of Calgary

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Cardiac: Congenital: Aortic Stenosis and Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction (LVOTO)

Left Sided Obstructive Lesions: Supplement VII.f.
Richard Jonas, George Washington University

Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction
William M. DeCampli, MD, PhD, University of Central Florida

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Cardiac

Pacers and Defibrillators
Henry M. Spotnitz, Columbia University

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Cardiac: Endocarditis

Surgical Treatment of Endocarditis
Nicholas Smedira, Cleveland Clinic

Timing of Valve Replacement when Acute Regurgitation Results from Endocarditis
O Wayne Isom, New York University

Thoracic: Trachea: Subglottic Stenosis and Intubation Injury

Tracheobronchial Fistula
Cameron Wright, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Heart Retransplantation: Adult and Pediatric

Cardiac Transplantation in Children
Tom Spray, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Current Status of Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation
Reshma M. Biniwale, MD, University of California, Los Angeles

Thoracic: The Diaphragm: Congenital Disorders

The Diaphragm-Congenital Disorders
Nicholas C. Saenz

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Thoracic: Congenital Lung Anomalies

Congenital Anomalies of the Lung
Michael LaQuaglia, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Congenital Anomalies of the Lung
Nicholas Saenz

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Cardiac: Physiology and Anatomy

Cardiac Hemodynamics and Angiography
Albert Rocchini, University of Michigan

Cardiac Physiology
Richard I. Whyte, Stanford University

Anatomy of the Heart
Eugene A. Grossi, MD, New York University

Thoracic: Chest Disease: Radiological Evaluation

Barium Contrast Images
Melvyn H. Schreiber, University of Texas Galveston

Chest X-Rays
Sanford Rubin, University of Texas Galveston

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Cardiac: Critical Care

Perioperative Low Cardiac Output
Verdi J DiSesa

Changing Concepts in Postoperative Care
Anthony J. Tortolani, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Management of Postoperative Coagulopathy: Part 1
Jerrold H. Levy, MD, FAHA, Emory University

Management of Postoperative Coagulopathy: Part 2
Jerrold H. Levy, MD, FAHA, Emory University

The Paralyzed Platelet: Implications for Open Heart Surgery
Jerrold H. Levy, MD, FAHA, Emory University

The Vulnerable Patient for Post Operative Bleeding After Open Heart Surgery
Jerrold H. Levy, MD, FAHA, Emory University

Thoracic: Stents and Endoscopy

Airway Stents
Douglas E. Wood, University of Washington

Bronchoscopy
Douglas E. Wood, University of Washington

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Cardiac: Coronary Artery Disease

Innovations in Myocardial Protection
Eugene Grossi, New York University

Thoracic: Lung Neoplasms

Biological Basis of Malignancy
Harvey Pass, New York University

Lung Cancer Screening
Jo-Anne O. Sheppard, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting – Operative Techniques
Oz M. Shapira, Hebrew University

Thoracic: Pleural Disease

Diagnosis & Management of Malignant Pleural Disease
Robert J. Ginsberg

Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Pleural Disease
Carolyn Dresler, University of Arkansas

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Cardiac: Valve Disease: Echocardiography and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Hemodynamic Assessment of Valvular Heart Disease by Doppler ECHO – Is Cardiac Catheterization Ever Necessary?
A. Jamil Tajik, Mayo Clinic

Thoracic: Esophageal Malignancy and Diagnostic Esophagoscopy

Esophagoscopy
Carolyn Reed, Medical University of South Carolina

Induction Therapy for Esophageal Carcinoma
Cameron Wright, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Congenital: Cardiac Evaluation, Catheterization

Echocardiography for Congenital Disease
Lindsey Allan, Columbia University

Introduction to Pediatric Echocardiography
Michael D. Pettersen, MD, Children’s Hopsital of Michigan

Thoracic: Lung Cancer

Management of Stage II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Dean M. Donahue, Harvard University

Preoperative Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer
Darroch Moores

Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer
Robert Timmerman, MD, University of Texas Southwestern

Targeted Therapy for Lung Cancer
James Jett, MD

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Cardiac: Aortic Root and Valve Repair

Aortic Replacement in Bicuspid Disease: How to Match the Procedure with the Patient, Part 1
John S. Ikonomidis, MD, Medical University of South Carolina

Aortic Replacement in Bicuspid Disease: How to Match the Procedure with the Patient, Part 2
John S. Ikonomidis, MD, Medical University of South Carolina

Thoracic: Chest Wall Reconstruction After Tumor Resection or Injury

Chest Wall Tumors
Henning Gaissert, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Congenital: ICU and Postoperative Care

Postoperative Care of the Infant and Child
Daniel Notterman, Robert Wood Johnson University

General Principles of Postoperative Care after Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease, Part 1
Christopher Mastropietro, MD, Children’s Hospital of Michigan

General Principles of Postoperative Care after Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease, Part 2
Christopher Mastropietro, MD, Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Thoracic: Congenital: Esophageal Anomalies

Congenital Esophageal Anomalies: Diagnosis and Management
Michael LaQuaglia, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Cardiac: Congenital: Vascular Rings, Slings and Diverticula

Vascular Rings/Anomalies Causing Tracheo-esophageal Compression
Ronald K. Woods

Vascular Rings and Pulmonary Artery Slings
Carl Backer, MD, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago

Thoracic: Endoscopy: Upper Airway

Laryngoscopy and Intubation
Douglas E. Wood, University of Washington

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Cardiac: Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Physiology of Cardiopulmonary Bypass
D. Glenn Pennington, East ennessee State University

Prevention of Perioperative Stroke: Perspectives on Intra-Operative Pump Pressures
Karl Krieger, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

Pumps and Oxygenators
Craig R. Vocelka, University of Washington

Introduction to Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Ron Angona, CCP University of Rochester

Thoracic: Tracheobronchoplasty and Sleeve Resection for Malignant and Benign Disease

Complications after Tracheal Resection
Cameron Wright, Massachusetts General Hospital

Tracheal Resection: Indications & Techniques
Joel Cooper, University of Pennsylvania

Tracheobronchoplasty for Lung Cancer
Douglas J. Mathisen, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Congenital: Coronary Artery Anomalies

Coronary Artery Abnormalities
Roger B.B. Mee, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Thoracic: Esophagus: Benign Tumors, Cysts and Duplications

Esophageal Leiomyoma
James S. Allan, Massachusetts General Hospital

Fibrovascular Polyps of the Esophagus
James S. Allan, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Coronary Artery Disease: Clinical Outcomes

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery vs. Percutaneous Intervention
Faisal Bakaeen, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

Thoracic: Chest Trauma

Chest Wall Trauma
Gary W. Raff, University of California Davis

Traumatic Pulmonary Injuries
David M. Follette, University of California Davis

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Cardiac: Cardiac Transplantation: Adult

Cardiac Transplantation
Niloo Edwards, University of Wisconsin

Cardiac Transplantation
John V. Conte, Johns Hopkins University

Thoracic: Esophageal Malignancy: Treatment Options

Options in the Management of Carcinoma of the Esophagus
Manjit S Bains, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Cardiac: Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD) and Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)

Ventricular Septal Defects
Constantine Mavroudis, Cleveland Clinic

Ventricular Septal Defects
Gregory A. Crooke, New York University

VSD and AVSD Lesions
John Mayer, Children’s Hospital Boston

Thoracic: Parapneumonic Empyema

The Role of VATS and Empyema
Dean M. Donahue, Harvard University

Empyema
Joshua Burack, SUNY Brooklyn

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Cardiac: Mediastinitis

Complications of Cardiac Surgery
Noel Mills

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Critical Care: Low Output and Ischemia

Cardiac

Postoperative Care
Oz M. Shapira, Comments by James I. Fann, MD, Stanford University

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Thoracic: Lung Cancer: Preoperative Evaluation and Aggressive Staging

Preoperative Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer
Jean Deslauriers

Surgical Perspectives on Lung Cancer Staging
Joel Cooper, University of Pennsylvania

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Cardiac: Descending Thoracic Aneurysms and Traumatic Injuries

Early Results of Stent Graft Treatment of DeBakey Type III Aortic Dissection
Kiyotaka Imoto, Yokohama City Hospital

Thoracic: Esophagus: Esophagoscopy

Esophagoscopy
Carolyn Reed, Medical University of South Carolina

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Cardiac: Congenital: Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV) and Truncus Arteriosus

Double Outlet Ventricles
John Mayer, Children’s Hospital Boston

Surgery for Truncus Arteriosus
Thomas L. Spray, Children’s Hospital Philadelphia

Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Aortopulmonary Window, and Aoritic Origin of the Pulmonary Artery
Joseph Turek, MD, University of Iowa Children’s Hospital

Thoracic: Nuclear Diagnostic and Staging Studies

Pulmonary Nuclear Studies
Richard Whyte, Stanford University

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Cardiac: Natural History and Timing of Repair: Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms

Surgery of the Thoracic Aorta
M. Arisan Ergin, Englewood Hospital

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Cardiac: Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery

Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Donald Glower, Duke University

Thoracic: Postpneumonectomy Syndrome

Postpneumonectomy Physiology
Jean Deslauriers, MD

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Cardiac: Critical Care: Postoperative Care and Perioperative Neurological Complications

Supplemental Comments
James I. Fann, MD, Stanford University

Perioperative Neuromonitoring for Cardiac Surgery Patients
Srdjan Jelacic, MD, University of Washington

Neurological Complications of Cardiac Surgery
Jeffrey P. Gold University of Toledo, Comments by James I. Fann, MD, Stanford University

Thoracic: Bronchopleural Fistula and Postsurgical Empyema

Postpneumonectomy Bronchopleural Fistula
Jean Deslauriers

Muscle Flaps in Thoracic Surgery
James S. Allan, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Thoracic: Suppurative Lung Infections and Lung Abscess

Suppurative Lung Infection
Thomas W. Rice, Cleveland Clinic

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Cardiac: Congenital: Interrupted Aortic Arch and Coarctation

Interrupted Aortic Arch with VSD
Richard A. Jonas, MD, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

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Cardiac: Reoperative Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Reoperative Coronary Bypass Surgery
Paul Corso, Washington Hospital Center

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Cardiac: Acute Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Embolectomy

Surgical Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolis
Thoralf M. Sundt, MD

Thoracic: Normal Pulmonary Physiology and Evaluation of Pulmonary Function Tests

Normal Pulmonary Physiology
Richard I. Whyte, Stanford University

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Cardiac: Chronic Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy

Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Peter Mikhail, MD, Carilion Clinic

Thoracic: Palliative Thoracic Stents

Airway Stents
Douglas E. Wood, University of Washington

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Cardiac: Perfusion Strategies for Aortic Arch Replacement

Circulation Management During Great Vessel Surgery
Joseph Bavaria, University of Pennsylvania

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Thoracic: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Effort Thrombosis

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
James S. Allan, Massachusetts General Hospital

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Dean M. Donahue, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Thoracic: Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm

Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis
James S. Allan, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Pulmonary Failure, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Pumpless Extracorporeal Lung Assist (PECLA)

Mechanical Support of the Failing Lung
Joseph P. Zwischenberger, University of Kentucky

Thoracic: Esophageal Replacement: Jejunum

Jejunal Interposition
Henning A. Gaissert, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Cardiac: Aortic Deceleration Injury

Blunt Aortic Injury
Casey Daggett

Thoracic: Mediastinal Infections

Necrotizing Mediastinitis
Richard Battafarano, University of Maryland

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Cardiac: Congenital: Cardiac Transplantation

Cardiac Transplantation in Children
Thomas L. Spray, Children’s Hospital Philadelphia

Heart Transplantation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Max B. Mitchell, Children’s Hospital Heart Institute

The Emerging Field of Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices, Part 1
David L. S. Morales, MD, Iki Adachi, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

The Emerging Field of Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices, Part 2
David L. S. Morales, MD, Iki Adachi, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

Thoracic: Pulmonary Metastasis: Part II

Pulmonary Metastasectomy
Leah M. Backhus, MD, University of Washington

Pulmonary Metastatic Disease
Leah M. Backhus, MD, University of Washington

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Cardiac: Degenerative Mitral Valve Regurgitation

Indications for Mitral Valve Surgery in the Asymptomatic Patient: Do these differ in the presence vs. absence of flail leaflet
Maurice E. Sarano, Mayo Clinic

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Cardiac: Aortic Valve Disease: Stenosis and Bicuspid Valve

Surgery for the Small Aortic Root
Marc P. Sakwa, William Beaumont Hospital

Thoracic: Barrett’s Esophagus: Timing and Technique of Surgery

Barrett’s Esophagus: Indications for Resection
Thomas W. Rice, Cleveland Clinic

Mucosal Ablation Techniques in Patients with Early Cancer and Barrett’s
Steven R. DeMeester, University of Southern California

Long-Term Survival and Quality of Life after Esophagectomy for High-Grade Dysplasia
Claude Deschamps, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago

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Cardiac: Aortic Valve Replacement: Choice of Prosthesis

Replacement of the Aortic Valve with a Mechanical Valve Prosthesis: A Decision Making Process
Robert W. Emery

Stentless Aortic Valve Prostheses: Methods of Implantation and Early Hemodynamic Results
G. Michael Deeb, University of Michigan

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Cardiac: Congenital: Pulmonic Stenosis Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction (RVOTO)

Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Septum or VSD
John Mayer, Children’s Hospital Boston

Pulmonic Stenosis: Natural History, Indications for Valvotomy and Choice of Procedure
William E. Hillenbrand, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

Pulmonary Stenosis & Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction
Hyde Russell, MD

The Pharmacologic and Hemodynamic Management of Acute and Chronic Right Ventricular Heart Failure
S. Adil Husain, MD, University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio

Thoracic: Pulmonary Carcinoid Tumors

Surgical Management of Bronchopulmonary Carcinoid Tumors
Mark K. Ferguson, MD, University of Chicago

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Cardiac: Surgical Options in Heart Failure

End Stage Heart Disease: Surgical Options
Niloo Edwards, University of Wisconsin

Short-Term Left Ventricular Assist Device Support
Murray H. Kwon, MD, University of California Los Angeles

New Trends and Indications for LVADs
Mark Slaughter, MD, University of Louisville

Thoracic: Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis

Thymectomy of Myasthenia Gravis
Mark K. Ferguson, University of Chicago

Transcervical Thymectomy: The Preferred Approach in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis
Larry Kaiser, University of Texas Houston

Thymoma
Frank Detterbeck, MD, Yale University

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Cardiac: Arrhythmia Surgery

Atrial Fibrillation
Andrew S. Wechsler, Drexel University

Thoracic: Risk Stratification for Lung Resection

Risk Stratification for Major Lung Resection
Mark K. Ferguson, University of Chicago

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Cardiac: Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) and Ventricular Rupture

Post Infarction VSD
Richard Shemin, University of California Los Angeles

Thoracic: Esophageal Motility Disorders: Reoperation

Reoperations for Motility Disorders
Alex Little, University of Arizona

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Cardiac: Congenital: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Hypoplastic Left Heart Surgical Options
Roger B.B. Mee

Thoracic: Lung Transplantation

Lung Transplantation
Alexander Patterson, St. Louis University

Lung Transplantation
Thomas Kirby, Cleveland Clinic

Introduction to Lung Transplantation
Victor van Berkel, MD, PhD, University of Louisville

Timing of Heparin and Microscopic Thrombi Formation in Donor Lungs After Cardiac Death
Hari Keshava, et al, Cleveland Clinic

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Cardiac: Chronic Aortic Dissection

Predictors of Delayed Neurological Deficit Following Repair of Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm
Hazim J. Safi, University of Texas Houston

Thoraco-Abdominal Aortic Surgery
Randall Griepp, Mount Sinai

Thoracic: The Thoracic Duct and Chylothorax

Thoracic Duct Embolization
John Kucharczuk, MD, Max Itkin, MD, University of Pennsylvania
2010

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Cardiac: Mitral Valve Disease, Mitral Valve Repair, Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke Risk

Early and Late Stroke after Mitral Valve Replacement with Mechanical Prosthesis: Risk Factor Analysis of a 24 Year Experience
Ko Bando

Surgery for Lone AF: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going?
Richard Lee, MD, MBA, Northwestern University
2010

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