The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA), and the American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology (AmSECT) released a new clinical practice guideline that includes major recommendations for the use...
12-Jan-2018 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites
Credentialed press representatives are invited to attend The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 54th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, which will include late-breaking scientific research, thought-provoking lectures, cutting-edge technologies, and innovative...
4-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Patients with early stage lung cancer live longer when they receive a lobectomy—the most common type of operation for the disease—rather than a less extensive operation or radiation treatment.
27-Nov-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
The use of lungs from donors older than age 60 has been shown to achieve reasonable outcomes and should be considered as a viable option.
2-Nov-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
With the advancement of surgical and radiation therapy strategies for stage 1 non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), more patients are being treated, resulting in higher survival rates.
19-Oct-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new, inexpensive urine test accurately identifies patients at risk for kidney damage after open heart surgery, allowing for corrective action before permanent injury occurs.
3-Oct-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Women with heart disease typically receive less complete surgical revascularization with arterial grafts than men do, but not because of gender bias. Instead, factors such as delayed diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) in women may contribute...
21-Sep-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) is once again urging members of the Senate to ensure that patient access to high quality health care is a priority when considering health reform plans.
22-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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