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The Thoracic Surgery Residents Association (TSRA) has created the TSRA Review of Cardiothoracic Surgery

This book was edited by the TSRA and authored by more than 50 cardiothoracic surgery residents from around the country. The material is organized into four different sections: General Thoracic Surgery; Adult Cardiac Surgery; Congenital Cardiac Surgery; and Cardiothoracic Trauma and Critical Care. The book is available at no cost in an electronic format (PDF, EPUB, or Kindle) or for a nominal fee as a print book via Amazon. Details on obtaining the book can be found on the TSRA website.


TSRA Facebook Page

The mission of the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association (TSRA) is to represent the interests of all residents training in cardiothoracic surgery. To that end, this organization was started by residents and continues to be managed autonomously by residents who are still in training programs. This Facebook page was designed to bring together cardiothoracic surgery residents in training to share and distribute ideas.

VIDEO: Orthotopic Heart Transplantation

Worldwide, over 3,500 heart transplants are performed annually. This is a lifesaving therapy for suitable candidates with advanced heart failure. This video reviews the steps of a recipient cardiectomy and donor implantation.

TSFRE Announces the 2013 Awards Program

Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education (TSFRE) is offering several 2013 awards to qualified applicants. Individuals who meet the grant, fellowship, or career development awards eligibility requirements are invited to submit an application.

Industry Sponsored Advance Training Opportunities

The TSRA has compiled a database of industry sponsored advance training opportunities (e.g heart failure, electrophysiology, minimally invasive).

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In this series of CTSNet Resident articles, we feature national and international cardiothoracic surgery training programs.


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