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Featured article: Tips and tools for the left-handed cardiac surgeon


© Clare Burdett et al. Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2016 11:135Clare Burdett et al provides some tips for trainee cardiac surgeons and their trainers to improve understanding and quick resolution of obstacles that they face, as well as a related review looking at some of the available left-handed surgical instruments.

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Aims and scope

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery is an open access journal that encompasses all aspects of research in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. The journal publishes original scientific research documenting clinical and experimental advances in cardiac and thoracic surgery, and related fields. Topics of interest include surgical techniques, survival rates, surgical complications and their outcomes,  pediatric conditions, transplantations and clinical trials.

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery is of interest to cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiothoracic anaesthesiologists, cardiologists, chest physicians, and allied health professionals.