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Media Advisory: Register for STS Annual Meeting and Press Conference

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Credentialed press representatives are invited to attend The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 53rd Annual Meeting, Exhibition, and Press Conference, which will include late-breaking scientific research, thought-provoking lectures, cutting-edge...
10-Jan-2017 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Surgical Ablation Found to Be Effective in Reducing Atrial Fibrillation and Improving Quality of Life

New clinical practice guidelines have been issued by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) that include major recommendations for the use of surgical ablation when treating atrial fibrillation (Afib), the most common type of irregular heartbeat.
13-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

STS Commends Clinical Data Registry Provisions in 21st Century Cures Act

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) proudly recognizes the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act by the Senate Wednesday and the House last week.
9-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Media Advisory: Save the Date for STS Annual Meeting

Credentialed press representatives are invited to attend The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 53rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition.
2-Dec-2016 6:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Joint Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Society Statement on Mycobacterium Chimaera Infections Related to Heater-Cooler Devices Used in Cardiac Surgery

The worldwide cardiothoracic surgery community is aware of the public health issue with recent heater-cooler infection findings traced to a manufacturing facility and has actively engaged in understanding the cause and developing measures to lower...
11-Nov-2016 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Frailty in Older Surgery Patients May Be Under Recognized

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Identifying frailty in older patients could increase their chances of surviving surgery, as well as improve their overall outcomes.
29-Sep-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cardiothoracic Surgeons Love the Job Even with Its Intense Demands

Despite the significant challenges associated with a career in cardiothoracic surgery, heart and lung surgeons report a very high level of job satisfaction, according to a survey published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
6-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Website From the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Puts the Power of Information at the Fingertips of Patients

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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) officially announced the public launch of its patient website, ctsurgerypatients.org, which offers immediate and easy access to expert, multimedia content on heart, lung, and esophageal diseases and operations.
6-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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