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Adult Cardiac

As of November, 2023*

Hot Topic: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Short-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support

Hot Topic: Quality Measurement in Cardiac Surgery

Hot Topic:Percutaneous Mitral Valve Technologies

Hot Topic: Heart Transplantation

Surgical Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Postoperative Care of the Cardiac Surgical Patient

Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest

Multivalvular Disease

Type B Aortic Dissection

Preoperative Assessment for CABG/PCI

Long-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support TAH

Aortic Valve Endocarditis

Pathophysiology of the Aortic Valve

Pulmonary Valve Replacement

Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Chronic Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Concomitant Coronary Artery and Carotid Disease

Ascending Aortic Aneurysm/Type A Dissection

The Ross Procedure

Tricuspid Valve

Fundamental Concepts in Patient Safety

Preoperative Evaluation Adult Cardiac Surgery

Pericardial Disease

Use of Minimally Invasive Techniques for CABG Surgery

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting with CPB

Transmyocardial Revascularization

Donor Management

Cardiac Tumors

Surgical Treatment of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation

Neurologic Complications of Cardiac Surgery

Heart-Lung Transplantation

Multidetector CT in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Surgery

Aortic Arch Aneurysms

Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery

Aortic Valve Repair and Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement

Aortic Valve Replacement (Mechanical, Bioprosthetic, Stentless)

History of Cardiac Surgery

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Descending Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Spinal Cord Protection

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Revascularization

Hybrid Coronary Revascularization

Cardiac Anatomy

Cardiac Pathology

Cardiovascular Physiology

Anesthesiologists Considerations for Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Pharmacology

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Introduction to Transesophageal Echocardiography

Management of the Bicuspid Aortic Valve and the Ascending Aorta

Mitral Valve Repair

Myocardial Protection and Cardioplegia

Pathophysiology of the Thoracic Aorta

Reoperative Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Cardiac Microbiology

Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury

Pathophysiology of the Mitral Valve

Minimally Invasive and Robot- Assisted Mitral Valve Surgery

Mitral Valve Replacement

Regenerative Medicine

Mitral Valve Repair for Congestive Heart Failure

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac

As of January 01, 2023*

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Last updated: November 21, 2023