Cardiothoracic surgery

Sara A. Hennessy, Christine L. Lau

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Cardiothoracic surgeons provide care to neonates, children, adults, and the elderly with a range of disorders of the heart, lungs, esophagus, and major blood vessels of the chest. The field of cardiothoracic surgery continues to thrive among the transformations in thoracic and cardiovascular medicine. This article is intended to provide a guide to medical students and physicians on the training, certification, research, and funding opportunities as well as societies and journals specific to cardiothoracic surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)357-359
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2011


  • Cardiac surgery
  • Residency training
  • Thoracic surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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