Latest Cardiac surgery Stories

2013-09-18 15:41:40

First in state to perform minimally invasive alternative to open-heart surgery Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold. When a CT scan revealed a 24-inch clot stretching from his legs into his heart, doctors feared the mass could break loose and lodge in his lungs, blocking oxygen and killing him instantly. Dr. John Moriarty gave his patient a choice. Dunlap could have...

2013-09-11 23:02:05

Proceeds from the 7th Annual SBC event will benefit the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Levine Children’s Hospital, voted in 2013 by US News & World Report as a “Best Children’s Hospital” in multiple categories including cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery, neonatology, and nephrology. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Leading mobile security event correlation provider SyncDog today announced a sponsorship of the 7th Annual...

2013-09-10 23:17:30

Prince George's County jury finds doctor responsible for the wrongful death. Prince George's County, Maryland (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Last Friday, September 6, 2013, a unanimous jury in Prince George’s County awarded a $ 5.55 million dollar verdict for the Plaintiffs in a medical negligence and wrongful death case. The case was brought the daughter of the deceased and the estate of her late mother, Velda Faye Richardson. This case dealt with the pulling of pacing wires from...

Latest Cardiac surgery Reference Libraries

2010-10-14 16:46:25

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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