STS Media Resources

Accredited media can request interviews with leading experts in cardiothoracic surgery by contacting STS media relations at media [at] sts [dot] org.

Cassie McNulty
Media Relations Manager
(312) 202-5865
cmcnulty [at] sts [dot] org


Natalie Boden
Director Marketing & Communications
(312) 202-5819
nboden [at] sts [dot] org

Latest News Releases

Medicare CT Screening Coverage Can Make This the Most Effective Lung Cancer Awareness Month Ever | PDF
November 3, 2014

Aortic Valve Replacement Appears Safe, Effective in Very Elderly Patients | PDF
October 31, 2014

Clinical Practice Guidelines Address Multimodality Treatment for Esophageal Cancer | PDF
October 31, 2014

Non-Traditional Donor Lungs Appear Safe for Transplant | PDF
October 1, 2014

Strict Blood Sugar Control After Heart Surgery May Not Be Necessary | PDF
October 1, 2014

Call Widens for Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage | PDF
September 29, 2014

Skin Cells Can Be Engineered Into Pulmonary Valves for Pediatric Patients | PDF
September 2, 2014

Lung Cancer Community Applauds Latest Research Confirming Life-Saving, Low-Cost Benefits of Lung Cancer Early Detection in High-Risk Population | PDF
September 2, 2014

Statins May Improve Wound Healing Following Cardiac Surgery | PDF
July 31, 2014

Postoperative AFib Increases Risk of Mortality, Hospital Readmission | PDF
July 31, 2014

Institute of Medicine Releases Important Report on the Future of Graduate Medical Education | PDF
July 29, 2014

Congress Shows Strong Support for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening PDF
June 4, 2014

Diabetes Linked With Worse Long-Term Outcomes Following Heart Surgery PDF
May 29, 2014

Four Professional Societies Publish Recommendations to Guide Minimally Invasive Valve Therapy Programs for Heart Patients | PDF
May 14, 2014

Home Health Care Visits after Heart Surgery Significantly Reduce Risk of Readmission, Death | PDF
May 1, 2014

Patients Still Unclear About Risks, Benefits of Heart Procedures Even After Multimedia Presentations | PDF
May 1, 2014

Hospital Readmission Rates Not a Reliable Measure of Hospital Quality in Cardiac Surgical Care | PDF
April 1, 2014

Leading Medical Organizations and Patient Advocacy Group Call on CMS to Provide Full Medicare Coverage for CT Lung Cancer Screening | PDF
March 13, 2014

Unique Database Collaboration Will Enable Improved Care for Heart and Lung Surgery Patients | PDF
March 11, 2014

Donor Lungs from Heavy Smokers Appear Safe for Transplantation | PDF
February 27, 2014

Tooth Extraction Prior to Cardiac Surgery May Increase Risk of Adverse Outcomes | PDF
February 27, 2014

Heart Transplant Success Improving, Patients Living Longer | PDF
January 30, 2014

Prediction Modeling May Lead to More Personalized Heart Care for Patients | PDF
January 30, 2014

Exhaled Breath May Help Identify Early Lung Cancer | PDF
January 28, 2014

Availability of Transcatheter Repair of Aortic Stenosis Benefits Patients | PDF
January 28, 2014

Long-term Survival Possible for Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients | PDF
January 28, 2014

G. Alexander Patterson Earns Bakken Scientific Achievement Award PDF
January 28, 2014

David Fullerton Named President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons | PDF
January 27, 2014

STS Recognizes Douglas J. Mathisen for Significant Contributions, Leadership | PDF
January 27, 2014

Decreasing Need for Blood Transfusion During Aortic Valve Replacement Can Help Reduce Complications, Costs | PDF
January 2, 2014

Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement Advantageous for Some Very Elderly Patients | PDF
January 2, 2014


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