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News Archive for December 2009

Reponses to NEJM EVH vs Open

December 15th, 2009

In July the New England Journal of Medicine published an article which caused some controversy amongst the Cardiothoracic community. This article has been widely debated and will be discussed at our meeting in March. In the meantime the NEJM has now published the responses to this article. You can download…

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WHO Checklist

December 9th, 2009

The World Health Organisation has developed a surgical safety check-list for patients with the view that this is a mandatory procedure prior to anaesthesia, skin incision and the patient leaving theatres. The SCTS has taken this and added a few extra steps to fit in with standard Cardiac surgery (available…

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