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Researchers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital have shown that children with Down syndrome have significantly better in-hospital survival rates after surgeries for congenital heart disease (CHD)
Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a leading cause of respiratory failure after surgery.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 20 percent of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital's open heart surgeries are now bloodless, meaning no blood or blood products
Funding Will Enable Initiation of Blinded, Randomized Clinical Trial and Expanded Commercialization of CARILLON® Mitral Contour System® KIRKLAND, Wash., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/
Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital reached a medical milestone April 3, performing the 25th successful transcatheter valve replacement using a novel way to access the heart.
A team of Washington University cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons recently were first in the region, outside clinical trials, to use the new CoreValve System when performing transcatheter
Valves in the Heart of the Big Apple is the premiere international scientific conference providing state-of-the art information on the diagnosis, evaluation, intervention, surgical management
ROSEVILLE, Minn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tendyne Holdings, Inc.
At One Year, Patients Showed Significantly Lower Fatality and Improved Quality of Life HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Results from a groundbreaking study performed
The artificial heart, a mechanical heart replacement, is typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplant or to replace the heart in case a transplant is impossible. Often ventricular assist devices are confused with mechanical hearts because the assist the heart through pumps. They are also different from a cardiopulmonary bypass machine which is an external device used to provide the function of the heart and lungs. CPBs are usually only used for a few hours at a time,...
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