cardiothoracic surgery

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    How competitive have Integrated CT surgery become?

    Hey I’m currently an US MS planning on going all in For I6 CT and wanted to know how competitive am I for the programs. I have a 246 on my Step 1 still don’t have Step 2 scores but I little research which is the thing Im most worried about. Also have heard that a lot of spaces are saved from...
  2. M

    I6 CT Surgery Residency

    Hey I’m currently an US Ms3 planning on going all in For I6 CT and wanted to know how competitive am I for the programs. I have a 246 on my Step 1 still don’t have Step 2 scores but I little research which is the thing Im most worried about. Also have heard that a lot of spaces are saved from...
  3. Junior22

    Non-ACGME Cardiac Surgery Fellowships / Superfellowships

    Outside of Congenital, Transplant / Mechanical Assist device / Heart failure, I've noticed that there are a lot of senior fellows/residents taking 6 months to a year for further super fellowship training following graduation. Was interested to see what everyone's opinions were on the different...
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    Army How can the Army benefit my career?

    I have a few questions regarding the US Army and medicine. I will be attending university this fall as a Biology major with the hopes of attending medical school here in the United States and going into Cardiothoracic surgery. My current plan is to continue with the traditional route of four...
  5. M

    CT vs vascular

    I’ve been torn between vascular and CT for a while. I love vascular in general and would like to operate on blood vessels, regardless of the anatomical regions. The tie-breaker would be the open surgeries, I guess. My questions are as follows; 1.) What’s the bread and butter open surgery...
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    Bangladeshi doctor with postgraduation in cardiothoracic surgery looking for residency in germany

    hello i am from bangladesh and done my MS postgraduation in cardiothoracic surgery. i am desperately looking for residency in cardiothoracic surgery in germany. is there any way i can be enrolled.
  7. SterlingMaloryArcher

    MD & DO Is the mediastinum an airtight cavity or is it just a defined imaginary area?

    I've always wondered but I have to propose a new medical device (you have to at the end of this class I'm taking, where you pitch it to BMEngineers. I doubt they're really expecting anything actually worthwhile from undergrads but I thought why not take it seriously and see what comes of it.)...
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    DO School -> Residency

    Hello Everyone, I have read many many posts and forums regarding this whole topic of DO school and residency. I do fully understand that MD vs. DO, the title is not everything. It is how the student does in school, board exams, interaction with your faculty, etc. With my stats, I am more fitted...
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    CT Specialist

    I'm an MS-2 interested in Cardiothoracic surgery. The aorta and aortic valve fascinate me and I want to specialize in aortic surgery (like Allan stewart or Leonard Girardi). How much longer is training and what is the pay and lifestyle difference compared to general CT?
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    CT Specialist

    I'm an MS-2 interested in Cardiothoracic surgery. The aorta and aortic valve fascinate me and I want to specialize in aortic surgery (like Allan stewart or Leonard Girardi). How much longer is training and what is the pay and lifestyle difference compared to general CT?
  11. Junior22

    Resources for Cardiothoracic in-service Exam

    Just wondering what everyone found most useful. Are the lectures that the JCTSE sets up adequate, or is it better to grab a good thoracic book (medical management of thoracic sx...) and cardiac book (no f***in idea) and just go from there. Cheers.