Cardiothoracic Surgery- this is where my heart lies in nursing. I can not wait until I can go back to school and get my RN and get back to working with these patients again.
Anatomy of the heart
Health Information: Anatomy of the Human Heart... This one will be good for explaining my mom's surgery to the older kids
Chordae tendineae (the "heart strings") - tendons connecting the papillary muscles in the ventricular walls to the AV valves, which prevent the valves from being pushed into the atria during ventricular contraction.
TAVR: Replacing a failing heart valve without open-heart surgery.
Mnemonics for Cardiothoracic Surgery | CTSNet
Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Operating Room: Surgeon with headlight on and mayo stand in front