Thoracic Surgery



  • This material is produced in Canada and is intended for medical students, residents, and thoracic surgeons.
  • The goal of the BEST in Thoracic Surgery Journal Club is to provide the students and physicians with best evidence so they can provide their patients with the best care.
  • The provider of this educational material may discuss commercial products and/or devices as well as the unapproved/investigative use of commercial products/devices.
  • The provider of this educational material report that they do not have significant relationships that create, or may be perceived as creating, a conflict relating to this educational activity.
  • The Ricks make a reasonable effort to supply accurate information but do not assume any liability for errors or omissions. 
  • Because of the nature of the program and its format, it is not recommended that they serve as the sole basis for patient evaluation and treatment.
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