Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery: Professor Martin Elliott
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In this interview, Shruti Jayakumar of King’s College London School of Medicine in the UK and Martin Elliott of the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, UK, discuss his path to and experience in congenital heart surgery. Professor Elliott describes the importance of recognizing the patient, safety and outcomes, leadership and teamwork, and challenges facing congenital heart surgery in the UK. He also discusses how to overcome the ethics of what surgeons do, the cost of care, and his advice for trainees.