The Thoracic Surgery Foundation (TSF) has announced its “Top 20” Institutional Honor Roll for 2019.
22-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery may be the best treatment option for most patients with more than one blocked heart artery.
29-Apr-2019 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Patients with severe aortic stenosis who have no symptoms may benefit more from an aggressive strategy of early valve replacement than from a conservative watch and wait approach.
19-Mar-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The Thoracic Surgery Foundation (TSF) has announced 24 new grants totaling $916,500 in support of research and education programs in cardiothoracic surgery.
22-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has hired Elaine Weiss, JD, as its Executive Director beginning in April 2019.
6-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Esteemed thoracic surgeon, medical researcher, and professor Valerie W. Rusch, MD today was awarded the 2019 Earl Bakken Scientific Achievement Award by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons during the organization’s 55th Annual Meeting.
29-Jan-2019 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites
Douglas E. Wood, MD, and James M. Levett, MD have been presented with The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2019 Distinguished Service Award at the Society’s 55th Annual Meeting.
28-Jan-2019 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Renowned heart-lung transplant surgeon Robert S.D. Higgins, MD, MSHA today was elected President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons during the organization’s 55th Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
28-Jan-2019 8:15 PM EST 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
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