Proposal of International Network System for Young Cardiac Surgeons. Japanese Association of Young Cardiac Surgeons Hiroyuki Tsukui, Shin Takabayashi, Hiroo Takayama, Yasutaka Hirata, Kazuma Okamoto, Mitsuhiro Kawata, Naoto Miyagi. Personal experience of international network. 2004-2006
Japanese Association of Young Cardiac Surgeons
Hiroyuki Tsukui, Shin Takabayashi, Hiroo Takayama, Yasutaka Hirata, Kazuma Okamoto,
Mitsuhiro Kawata, Naoto Miyagi
For young cardiac surgeons, different culture, mentor and training system will give a different point of view and make them strong as a cardiac surgeon
International network system will encourage them and play an important role in the future
Quite different circumstances, but almost same outcomes
There are many ways to obtain good outcomes for patients
a small number of cardiac surgeons
Given the consistently low volume of most Japanese CABG programs, their overall results will come as a surprise to many.
Perhaps there are lessons from this extreme example that might be applicable to less extreme but smaller programs in other countries.
Unadjusted 30-day mortality rates by CABG procedural volume in JATS database
OPCAB training simulator: BEAT innovated by Young Kwang Park
World Economic Forum
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Has annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
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Annual meeting at international conferences including ISMICS, AATS, STS, EACTS, and JATS
Establish international CT surgery training fellowship
Establish exchange programs
Provide better surgical outcomes for patients
Provide better environment for young cardiac surgeons