Latest Coronary artery bypass surgery Stories

2011-02-09 01:15:08

Patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery and had elevated levels of the cardiac enzymes creatine kinase or troponin in the 24 hours following surgery had an associated intermediate and long-term increased risk of death.

2011-02-09 01:12:09

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that even small amounts of damage to heart muscle during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is associated with an increased risk of death, even among patients who initially do well following surgery.

2011-02-08 07:52:09

The day when surgeons pull human veins “off the shelf” for use in life-saving vascular surgeries is now one step closer to reality, according to this study.

2011-02-03 05:35:00

Scientists reported on Wednesday that they have successfully grown bio-engineered blood vessels that surgeons could someday take off the shelf and implant into patients.

2011-02-02 20:56:01

The day when a surgeon can pull a new human vein “off the shelf” for use in life-saving vascular surgeries is now one step closer to reality.

2011-01-25 16:08:53

An analysis of data on more than 45,000 patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery at an academic medical center over the past 30 years finds that the occurrence of stroke after CABG has declined, despite an increase in risk profiles of patients.

2011-01-12 16:32:45

Coronary syndromes vary in severity, ranging from unstable angina, non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), to ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most severe diagnosis.

2011-01-12 14:03:41

Use of a radial artery (located within the forearm, wrist and hand) graft compared with a saphenous vein (from the leg) graft for coronary artery bypass grafting did not result in improved angiographic patency (the graft being open, unobstructed) one year after the procedure.

2011-01-12 07:46:10

Using the radial artery (within the forearm, wrist, and hand) doesn’t appear to be superior to the saphenous vein (from the leg) when performing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).

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