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Latest Coronary artery bypass surgery Stories

2011-05-04 07:07:16

Watch out for the muffin top! One of the largest studies of its kind has found that people with coronary artery disease who have even a modest beer belly are at higher risk for death than people whose fat collects elsewhere.

2011-05-04 07:04:38

Between 2001 and 2008, the annual rate of coronary artery bypass graft surgeries performed in the United States decreased by more than 30 percent, but rates of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI; procedures such as balloon angioplasty or stent placement used to open narrowed coronary arteries) did not change significantly.

2011-05-03 22:54:58

Between 2001 and 2008, the annual rate of coronary artery bypass graft surgeries performed in the United States decreased by more than 30 percent, but rates of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI; procedures such as balloon angioplasty or stent placement used to open narrowed coronary arteries) did not change significantly.

2011-04-14 21:28:59

Surgeons from Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that in diabetic patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, aggressive glycemic control does not result in any significant improvement of clinical outcomes as compared with moderate control.

2011-04-11 22:10:29

How your carotid artery moves can reveal your risk of a future heart attack, and it is now possible to study this vessel aspect in more detail thanks to a new technique which could eventually be used to identify patients with suspected coronary artery disease, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

2011-04-07 15:39:22

New guidelines for the management of patients with unstable angina and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (termed acute coronary syndromes) have been released by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

2011-04-05 15:27:57

New data from the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine shows that wait times for a number of heart surgeries have gone down close to 50 per cent in Alberta and British Columbia.

2011-04-04 22:10:52

In the future you may hear the doctor say: "Give me your arm and I'll do some heart surgery."

2011-03-01 16:10:00

OCEANSIDE, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the continuous pursuit of providing the most advanced healthcare to the community, Tri-City Medical Center recently opened the first of three specialty institutes and is adding top physicians to the medical staff. Among the most recent additions to the medical staff are Dr.


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