Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery: An Interview With James L. Cox

2020-01-23T21:30:33Z (GMT) by Joel Dunning James L. Cox Emel Dubar

In this Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery interview, Joel Dunning speaks with James L. Cox, creator of the Cox maze procedure for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. Dr. Cox recounts the creation of the Cox maze operation and the evolution to modern atrial fibrillation surgery, as well as the future of this treatment. He also calls for a new categorization system for atrial fibrillation, calling the current system “not fit for purpose.”

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