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Latest Coronary artery bypass surgery Stories

2011-12-12 22:20:00

Physician preferences and hospital characteristics influence the type of procedures performed on blockages of the heart, leading to significant variations in rates of bypass, stent or angioplasty procedures.

2011-12-08 21:18:10

A new method for measuring narrowing in the arteries of the heart may allow patients to be assessed for a stent without having to take a drug with unpleasant side effects.

2011-12-06 06:50:49

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean heart disease is the same when it comes to the opposite sex.

Heart Attack Risk Differs Between Sexes
2011-12-01 06:30:48

Findings on coronary CT angiography (CTA), a noninvasive test to assess the coronary arteries for blockages, show different risk scenarios for men and women.

2011-11-23 19:00:00

When it comes to the treatment of cardiovascular disease, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) is one of the nation’s preeminent medical centers based on overall quality and patient outcomes, according

2011-11-21 10:48:38

South Asian patients with coronary artery disease were almost three times as likely to be readmitted to hospital for further interventional treatment to arterial plaque than their White European counterparts.

2011-11-18 00:30:00

Findings substantiate the VeriQ system’s ability to improve outcomes for coronary artery bypass surgery and contain costs. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) November


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.