Foundational Cardiothoracic Knowledge

The STS Cardiothoracic Surgery E-Book is the most complete and authoritative resource for cardiothoracic surgical information in the world.

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What is the STS Cardiothoracic Surgery E-Book?

The STS Cardiothoracic Surgery E-Book is the most current, comprehensive, and continuously updated resource available in the specialty. Authored and edited by more than 600 leading surgeons from around the world, it includes 300 interactive chapters in all main cardiothoracic surgery domains. The STS E-Book provides a rich, multimedia educational experience with all-new hand-drawn medical illustrations, photographs, and surgical videos.

Includes two volumes, each with two sections:

Pearson’s General Thoracic Surgery – a modernization of the ‘Gold Standard’ for general thoracic surgery

  • Esophageal
  • Thoracic

Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery – Most comprehensive and authoritative resource ever assembled

  • Adult Cardiac
  • Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac


Why STS Cardiothoracic Surgery E-Book?

  • Anytime, anywhere access via mobile app and the web
  • Regular updates deliver the latest changes in the specialty
  • Multimedia educational experience featuring all-new hand-drawn illustrations, photographs, and surgical videos
  • Comprehensive coverage of all main cardiothoracic surgery domains
  • Authoritative guidance from more than 600 leading surgeons
  • Foundational knowledge used by virtually every cardiothoracic training program in the United States
  • Evidence-based with links to the literature as well as commentary from experts

Why Institutional Access?

  • Share trusted, consistent knowledge with all members of the surgical team
  • Save money for complete, institutional-wide coverage
  • Integrate STS Cardiothoracic Surgery E-Book with other trusted resources in related specialties like anesthesia, critical care, and infectious disease.
  • Personalize the web and app experience using exclusive tools like notes, favorites, and tagging
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The ease of use of this resource is unparalleled in the specialty. Having access to the STS Cardiothoracic Surgery E-Book on the web and in a mobile app means I always have up-to-date, trusted guidance at my fingertips.

—Dr. Jenna Romano

Associate Professor in the Department of Cardiac Surgery and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan

The STS Cardiothoracic Surgery E-Book is the perfect balance of foundational knowledge integrated with a modern publishing platform. Content is regularly updated and I have the ability to personalize my experience on the web and in my mobile app.

—Dr. Shari Meyerson

Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky

Institutional access to the STS Cardiothoracic Surgery E-Book gives the entire surgical team consistent, comprehensive, up-to-date knowledge from one trusted source.

—Nahush A. Mokadam, MD

Professor and Director Division of Cardiac Surgery - G.S. Kakos, MD and T.E. Williams, Jr., MD, Ph.D. Endowed Professor in Cardiac Surgery, Associate Director, Surgical Services, Heart and Vascular Center

Unbound Tools

A suite of clinical tools has been developed to make STS Cardiothoracic Surgery E-Book more valuable. These tools assist with fast, point-of-care decision-making and much more.


Bookmark important topics


Customize notes and highlights


Citations, abstracts, and full-text articles


Visually explore the literature


Analyze usage data

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