Presenters Meet the Media in STS Press Conferences

The Society will host three press conferences on Tuesday highlighting some of the exciting research being presented at the STS 54th Annual Meeting. The press conferences will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Room 208.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Compared to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients Younger Than 50 Years of Age: Long-Term Outcomes
Speaker: Wael I. Awad, MD,
St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Discussant: Robbin G. Cohen, MD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Factors Associated With New Persistent Opioid Use After Lung Resection
Speaker: Alex A. Brescia, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Discussant: David T. Cooke, MD, University of California Davis Health, Sacramento

Consequences of Refusing Surgery for Esophageal Cancer: A National Cancer Database Analysis
Speaker: Sebron W. Harrison, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, New York, NY
Discussant: Mark S. Allen, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN