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SCTS INSINC: the Medical Student experience @ SCTS Annual Meeting 2022

SCTS INSINC: the Medical Student experience @ SCTS Annual Meeting 2022

July 31, 2022

Budding Cardiothoracic Surgeon??  Well listen up as the SCTS INSINC Medical student committee talk you through their experiences helping out and attending the SCTS Annual Meeting 2022.  Get the inside scoop on what happens at conferences and what's on offer for medical students at SCTS.  For more information about how to get involved follow these links.

Links: 

Twitter: @SCTSINSINC

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SCTSINSINC/

SCTS 2022 Annual Meeting: The Podcast!

SCTS 2022 Annual Meeting: The Podcast!

June 19, 2022

Feast your ears on conversations and interviews with speakers and attendee's of this year's SCTS conference!  A bumper episode to remind you of how good it was if you were there and peak your interest if you weren't.  Don't forget all the great online content on the SCTS Annual Meeting virtual platform, SCTS Education Youtube and CTSNet links - Enjoy!

Episode 12: The EuroSCORE and beyond

Episode 12: The EuroSCORE and beyond

September 25, 2021

In this episode we are joined by Consultant Cardiac Surgeon and EuroSCORE creator Mr Samer Nashef from Royal Papworth Hospital.  We talk about the EuroSCORE and navigate through its past, present and potential future iterations.   We also discuss the current Quality of life after cardiac surgery trial (QUACS) and how the measurement of outcomes as well as the metrics we use continue to evolve to better understand patient benefit from surgical intervention.

 

Email: sctseducationpodcast@gmail.com

Twitter: podcast_scts

Episode 11: Human Factors and Surgery

Episode 11: Human Factors and Surgery

July 25, 2021

In this episode we talk all about Human Factors with Professor Peter Brennan, a Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon with a PhD in Human Factors.  We discuss what Human Factors encompass and their application in the ever more complex environments we literally operate in!  It's a really interesting discussion and as always any feedback or comments to sctseducationpodcast@gmail.com

Twitter: @podcast_scts

Episode 10: An Overview of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Episode 10: An Overview of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

February 21, 2021

In this episode we talk to Dr Jo Mills, Consultant Cardiologist at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, all about the techniques and decision-making involved in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

 

Contact: SCTSEducationPodcast@gmail.com

Twitter: @podcast_scts

 

 

Episode 9: Delivering Cardiac Surgery in Developing Countries

Episode 9: Delivering Cardiac Surgery in Developing Countries

December 13, 2020

In this episode we talk to Cardiac Surgeon Mr Enoch Akowuah and Scrub Nurse Mrs Caroline Baldwin from South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust about their experiences with the team in Kumasi, Ghana where they supported the development of a new cardiac surgery unit.  In addition we also have an interview with Mr Ram Dhannapuneni, Congenital Cardiac Surgeon from Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool about his work overseas with the charity Healing Little Hearts that specialises in delivering healthcare to children with congenital heart disease.   

Useful links: 

https://healinglittlehearts.org

https://www.facebook.com/HLHcharity

https://www.ctsnet.org/article/cardiac-surgery-missions-are-you-interested

https://www.ctsnet.org/article/daily-video-blog-medical-mission-ghana-february-23-march-1-2019

 

 

Episode 8: Cardiac Transplantation

Episode 8: Cardiac Transplantation

September 18, 2020

Professor Stephen Clark, Consultant Cardiac and Transplant Surgeon from the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, takes us through the fundamentals of Cardiac Transplantation.

Contact: SCTSEducationpodcast@gmail.com

 

Episode 7: Bias in Experimental Design

Episode 7: Bias in Experimental Design

September 18, 2020

Dr Eva Caamano-Gutierrez from the Computational Biology Facility at the University of Liverpool breaks down bias for us with examples of what to look out for and what to avoid when conducting research. 

 

https://www.elsevier.com/editors-update/story/publishing-ethics/bias-in-research-the-rule-rather-than-the-exception

Episode 6: Bypass Basics

Episode 6: Bypass Basics

March 12, 2020

We talk cardiopulmonary bypass with Perfusionist Sarah Shirley covering a variety of topics from flow rates to filtration!

Contact: sctseducationpodcast@gmail.com

Episode 5: Cardioplegia

Episode 5: Cardioplegia

January 26, 2020

We welcome Dr David Chambers from the Rayne Institute, King's College London, to the SCTS Education Podcast to talk all about cardioplegia!

Email: SCTSeducationpodcast@gmail.com

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