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News Archive—May 2021

Left Atrial Appendage Management


Atrial Fibrillation carries a significant risk of stroke if left untreated due to the dvelopment of thrombus within the left atrial appendage. Dealing with this at the time of surgery has been the subject of debate and Enoch Akowuah discusses the... Read more

26 May 2021

Getting the best from the Heart Team

Guidance for the structure and function of cardiac multidisciplinary meetings

Read the joint report from the Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care, the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, the British Cardiovascular Society, the British Heart Valve Society and the Society for Cardiothoracic... Read more

14 May 2021

Mental Training and Mindfulness for Surgeons

Virtual SCTS Masterclass

This week is Mental Health Awareness week, 10th - 16th May 2021, and the timing of the SCTS Education annual Consultant Masterclass could not have been better. The SCTS hosted the 'Mental Training and Mindfulness for Surgeons Masterclass' jointly... Read more

8 May 2021