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2014-07-08 23:07:39

Screening for depression and then providing a telephone-delivered, nurse-led “collaborative care” intervention following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery not only improves health-related quality of life, physical functioning and mood symptoms, but also lowers medical costs and is highly cost-effective compared to doctors’ usual care, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Screening for...

2014-06-30 12:32:42

-- Results Validate "D" Shape Staple Used in Cardica's MicroCutter XCHANGE® 30 Enables 5-Millimeter and Potentially 3-Millimeter Surgical Stapler -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Dr. Stefanos Demertzis, associate professor at the University of Berne, Switzerland and senior staff cardiac surgeon and deputy head of the department of cardiac surgery at the Cardiocentro Ticino Lugano, completed a study that...

2014-05-30 11:24:36

Georgia Institute of Technology A study of 338 patients with coronary artery disease has identified a gene expression profile associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular death. Used with other indicators such as biochemical markers and family history, the profile – based on a simple blood test – may help identify patients who could benefit from personalized treatment and counseling designed to address risk factors. Researchers found the risk signature by comparing gene...

2014-05-09 16:24:03

ALBANY, N.Y., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Black patients in the United States are more likely to receive perioperative red blood cell (RBC) transfusions for two of three frequently performed surgical procedures, posing a risk for favorable outcomes, a study by University at Albany School of Public Health researcher Feng Qian finds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140509/86199 The report cites three common surgeries -- coronary artery bypass surgery, total hip...

2014-05-08 23:02:00

World-renowned recruits Blase A. Carabello, MD, appointed Chair of Cardiology and John D. Puskas, MD, Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The Mount Sinai Health System and Mount Sinai Beth Israel are pleased to announce the appointments of Blase A. Carabello, MD, as Chair of Cardiology and John D. Puskas, MD, as Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. “I am thrilled Dr. Carabello and Dr. Puskas have joined...

2014-04-22 10:07:14

Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a leading cause of respiratory failure after surgery. Patients who develop the lung disorder postoperatively are at higher risk of dying in the hospital, and those who survive the syndrome may still bear its physical effects years later. A Mayo Clinic-led study is helping physicians better identify patients most at risk, the first step toward preventing this dangerous and costly surgical complication. They found nine independent risk factors, including...

2014-04-15 08:31:02

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) today presented highlights of financial results fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, and other recent developments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/LA04094 Focus on Gene Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Biologics The Company recently announced that the U.S.-based Cardium Therapeutics operations will be primarily focused on the clinical and commercial development...

2014-03-31 13:22:25

The most frequently used mechanical circulatory assist device in the world may have untapped potential, physicians say. One of many uses for the intra-aortic balloon pump is helping ensure adequate oxygen and blood delivery to a heart struggling to resume beating in the aftermath of coronary bypass surgery, said Dr. Mary Arthur, cardiovascular anesthesiologist at the Medical College of Georgia and Georgia Regents Health System. However physicians have been advised not to use the balloon...

2014-02-13 08:30:36

NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME) (TSX: COM) today announced that a poster titled "Medical conversion with Vernakalant on postoperative cardio-surgical patients" by Thöne, M. et al., from the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf located in Düsseldorf, Germany, was presented at the 43(rd) Annual Meeting of the Germany Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery...

2014-02-06 16:27:00

DUBLIN, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m3grkg/2013_india ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Indian Procedure Volumes Database" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m3grkg/2013_india ] directory to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This in-depth procedure volumes database quantifies current and forecast (2010-2017) procedure...


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