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Irving L. Kron Earns Bakken Scientific Achievement Award

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Prolific researcher Irving L. Kron, MD was today awarded the 2015 Earl Bakken Scientific Achievement Award by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons during the organization’s 51st Annual Meeting
27-Jan-2015 6:00 PM EST

3D Printed Tissue Offers Viable Option for Tracheal Reconstruction

Three-dimensional (3D) printing can effectively create a biodegradable tracheal segment containing a patient’s own cells for use in complex tracheal reconstruction.
22-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Unique Aortic Aneurysm Repair Shows Promise

A novel, minimally invasive approach appears safe for treating life-threatening aneurysms that occur in the deepest part of the aorta, making it easier for surgeons to repair the aorta without opening the chest and easier for patients to recover
22-Jan-2015 12:10 PM EST

Novel Simulation Model Improves Training Experience for Cardiothoracic Surgeons

A new surgical training model that simulates patient bleeding is providing cardiothoracic surgery residents with “real-life” experience without compromising patient safety
22-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery Increase Risk of Pneumonia

Patients who receive red blood cell transfusions during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery are at an increased risk of developing pneumonia
22-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Names New Editor

Innovative lung surgeon G. Alexander Patterson, MD, FRCSC is the new Editor of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, one of the most globally respected peer-reviewed journals in cardiothoracic surgery
26-Jan-2015 9:35 PM EST

STS Recognizes William A. Baumgartner for Leadership, Dedication to CT Surgery

William A. Baumgartner, MD was awarded a Distinguished Service Award by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons on Monday evening at the Society’s 51st Annual Meeting
26-Jan-2015 9:30 PM EST

Mark S. Allen Named President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Internationally recognized cardiothoracic surgeon Mark S. Allen, MD today was elected as President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons during the organization’s 51st Annual Meeting in San Diego
26-Jan-2015 9:00 PM EST

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Media Advisory: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Applauds U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Lung Cancer Screening

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is today releasing a draft recommendation for using low-dose computed tomography (CT) to screen those at high risk for lung cancer. The recommendations will be posted on the USPSTF website at 5 p.m....
29-Jul-2013 3:00 PM EDT

STS Applauds US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Lung Cancer Screening - President Doug Wood, MD available for interviews

29-Jul-2013 5:00 PM EDT

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