Pre- &amp; Post- Operative Care https://ctsurgerypatients.org/ en 10 Ways to Attract More Women Into Surgery https://ctsurgerypatients.org/10-ways-to-attract-more-women-into-surgery <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden"> 10 Ways to Attract More Women Into Surgery </span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/users/jennifer" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Jennifer</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Jun 18, 2018</span> <div class="layout layout--twocol-section layout--twocol-section--75-25"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--first"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualtitle"> <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden"> 10 Ways to Attract More Women Into Surgery </span> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-featured-image-news"> <div class="field field--name-field-featured-image-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><article class="media media--type-image media--view-mode-colorbox"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <a href="https://ctsurgerypatients.org/sites/default/files/a1.png" aria-controls="colorbox" aria-label="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;&quot;}" role="button" title=" &lt;a href=&quot;https://ctsurgerypatients.org/sites/default/files/a1.png&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;&gt;Open in new tab&lt;/a&gt;" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-all-qQ7NKnB3g28" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/news_individual_featured_image/public/a1.png?itok=WCf2GtHf" width="636" height="348" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-news-individual-featured-image" /> </a> </div> </div> </article> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-content-news"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content-news field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>“If we do not learn to attract women into surgery, we will be losing 50% of the best candidates,” says STS Board Member Shanda Blackmon, MD, from the Mayo Clinic, who offers 10 tips on how to attract female candidates into cardiothoracic surgery. </p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/2I2rTSg" target="_blank">Watch the video.</a></p></div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodenews-individuallinks"> </div> </div> <div class="layout__region layout__region--second"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-category-news"> <div class="field field--name-field-category-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item purple"> <h3><a href="/news/category/pre-post-operative-care" hreflang="en">Pre- &amp; Post- Operative Care</a></h3> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualcreated"> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Jun 18, 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:31:11 +0000 Jennifer 246 at https://ctsurgerypatients.org A New Factor When Choosing a Surgeon https://ctsurgerypatients.org/a-new-factor-when-choosing-a-surgeon <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden"> A New Factor When Choosing a Surgeon </span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/users/jennifer" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Jennifer</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sep 26, 2016</span> <div class="layout layout--twocol-section layout--twocol-section--75-25"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--first"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualtitle"> <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden"> A New Factor When Choosing a Surgeon </span> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-featured-image-news"> <div class="field field--name-field-featured-image-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><article class="media media--type-image media--view-mode-colorbox"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <a href="https://ctsurgerypatients.org/sites/default/files/WSJ%20Choosing%20a%20surgeon.jpg" aria-controls="colorbox" aria-label="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;&quot;}" role="button" title=" &lt;a href=&quot;https://ctsurgerypatients.org/sites/default/files/WSJ%20Choosing%20a%20surgeon.jpg&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;&gt;Open in new tab&lt;/a&gt;" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-all-yRgHNJKxYGE" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/news_individual_featured_image/public/WSJ%20Choosing%20a%20surgeon.jpg?itok=KtRMQNEU" width="636" height="424" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-news-individual-featured-image" /> </a> </div> </div> </article> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-caption-news"> <div class="field field--name-field-caption-news field--type-string-long field--label-hidden field__item">The doctor you want may be the one who specializes in just one kind of procedure, new research suggests. </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-content-news"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content-news field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>According to an article in <a href="http://on.wsj.com/2d3X9mj"><em>The Wall Street Journal</em></a>, for patients who need complex surgery, the best surgeon may be one who specializes in one procedure. New research shows that specialists reduced mortality rates for certain procedures by as much as half.</p><p>When interviewed for the article, STS member Dr. Robert Higgins, director of the department of surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine, explained that busy hospitals may also benefit from experienced health care teams who care for patients before, throughout, and after surgery. “These are not surgeons working in isolation,” he said.</p><p><a href="http://on.wsj.com/2d3X9mj" target="_blank">Read the full article</a>.</p></div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodenews-individuallinks"> </div> </div> <div class="layout__region layout__region--second"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-category-news"> <div class="field field--name-field-category-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item purple"> <h3><a href="/news/category/pre-post-operative-care" hreflang="en">Pre- &amp; Post- Operative Care</a></h3> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualcreated"> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sep 26, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:54:00 +0000 Jennifer 130 at https://ctsurgerypatients.org For Many, Life After Heart Surgery Is Surprisingly Hard https://ctsurgerypatients.org/for-many-life-after-heart-surgery-is-surprisingly-hard <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden"> For Many, Life After Heart Surgery Is Surprisingly Hard </span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/users/jennifer" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Jennifer</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Jun 21, 2016</span> <div class="layout layout--twocol-section layout--twocol-section--75-25"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--first"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualtitle"> <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden"> For Many, Life After Heart Surgery Is Surprisingly Hard </span> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-featured-image-news"> <div class="field field--name-field-featured-image-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><article class="media media--type-image media--view-mode-colorbox"> <div class="field field--name-field-media-image field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <a href="https://ctsurgerypatients.org/sites/default/files/BN-OO197_INFORM_16RH_20160620112555.jpg" aria-controls="colorbox" aria-label="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Anthony DiLemme, a high-school teacher in Redlands, Calif., faced a setback while recovering from surgery to implant a mechanical aortic valve. Doctors had to perform an emergency second surgery to replace the valve with a new one. Photo: A. DiLemme&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Anthony DiLemme, a high-school teacher in Redlands, Calif., faced a setback while recovering from surgery to implant a mechanical aortic valve. Doctors had to perform an emergency second surgery to replace the valve with a new one. Photo: A. DiLemme&quot;}" role="button" title="Anthony DiLemme, a high-school teacher in Redlands, Calif., faced a setback while recovering from surgery to implant a mechanical aortic valve. Doctors had to perform an emergency second surgery to replace the valve with a new one. Photo: A. DiLemme &lt;a href=&quot;https://ctsurgerypatients.org/sites/default/files/BN-OO197_INFORM_16RH_20160620112555.jpg&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;&gt;Open in new tab&lt;/a&gt;" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-all-HIhWMW0oFw0" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Anthony DiLemme, a high-school teacher in Redlands, Calif., faced a setback while recovering from surgery to implant a mechanical aortic valve. Doctors had to perform an emergency second surgery to replace the valve with a new one. Photo: A. DiLemme&quot;,&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Anthony DiLemme, a high-school teacher in Redlands, Calif., faced a setback while recovering from surgery to implant a mechanical aortic valve. Doctors had to perform an emergency second surgery to replace the valve with a new one. Photo: A. DiLemme&quot;}"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/news_individual_featured_image/public/BN-OO197_INFORM_16RH_20160620112555.jpg?itok=bMu39Dgy" width="636" height="509" alt="Anthony DiLemme, a high-school teacher in Redlands, Calif., faced a setback while recovering from surgery to implant a mechanical aortic valve. Doctors had to perform an emergency second surgery to replace the valve with a new one. Photo: A. DiLemme" title="Anthony DiLemme, a high-school teacher in Redlands, Calif., faced a setback while recovering from surgery to implant a mechanical aortic valve. Doctors had to perform an emergency second surgery to replace the valve with a new one. Photo: A. DiLemme" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-news-individual-featured-image" /> </a> </div> </div> </article> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-caption-news"> <div class="field field--name-field-caption-news field--type-string-long field--label-hidden field__item">Anthony DiLemme, a high-school teacher in Redlands, Calif., faced a setback while recovering from surgery to implant a mechanical aortic valve. Doctors had to perform an emergency second surgery to replace the valve with a new one. Photo: A. DiLemme</div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-content-news"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content-news field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>A news article in the <em>Wall Street Journal </em>discussing the physical and psychological challenges that heart patients face after surgery includes an interview with STS member Dr. Robbin Cohen (Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA) and a link to the STS Patient Website.</p><p>Read the full story here: <a href="http://on.wsj.com/28MDR49">http://on.wsj.com/28MDR49</a></p></div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodenews-individuallinks"> </div> </div> <div class="layout__region layout__region--second"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualfield-category-news"> <div class="field field--name-field-category-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item purple"> <h3><a href="/news/category/pre-post-operative-care" hreflang="en">Pre- &amp; Post- Operative Care</a></h3> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodenews-individualcreated"> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Jun 21, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:04:00 +0000 Jennifer 119 at https://ctsurgerypatients.org