Latest Coronary artery bypass surgery Stories

2014-02-06 16:23:06

DUBLIN, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/644t4g/2013_united) has announced the addition of the "2013 United States Procedure Volumes Database" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/644t4g/2013_united ] 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...

2014-02-04 12:27:22

PinnacleHealth Implants Newly Approved Device to Replace Failing Aortic Valves HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute recently became the first hospital in the country to implant via direct aortic access the Trans Catheter CoreValve® after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Dr. Brijeshwar Maini and Dr. Mubashir Mumtaz, co-directors of the Heart Valve Clinic at PinnacleHealth, were also the first in...

2014-01-20 12:24:40

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Drug-Eluting Balloons - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts MediPoint: Drug-Eluting Balloons - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts Summary GlobalData has released its medical devices report, "MediPoint: Drug-Eluting Balloons - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts". The report provides in-depth insight into the use of DEB in the European Union (EU) for coronary and peripheral...

2013-12-19 12:06:35

Patients undergoing cardiac surgery should be assessed for depression and physical activity, say researchers in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology New research indicates that inactive patients following cardiac surgery have a substantially higher risk of depression and that the number of patients suffering from depression after cardiac surgery is as high as 40%. Investigators recommend that cardiac patients should be assessed for depression and level of physical activity and remain as...

2013-12-19 10:43:45

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Study Highlights: -Heart disease is linked with decreased brain function in older postmenopausal women. -Women who have high blood pressure or diabetes may be at higher risk for decreasing brain function over time. Heart disease may put older postmenopausal women at higher risk for decreased brain function such as dementia, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association. “Our study provides further...

2013-11-20 23:28:59

A recent study by Stanford University in United States made the announcement that obese patients who had a gastric bypass showed signs that it may actually reverse aging as well. Jalisco, Guadalajara (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Just in the last few days there´s been quite a lot of buzz in all media outlets around the world regarding the discovery published by CBS News that gastric bypass may reverse aging on cellular level, which is very exciting news for obese patients looking to...

2013-11-18 20:49:39

Jose Augusto Barreto-Filho, M.D., Ph.D., of the Federal University of Sergipe and the Clinica e Hospital Sao Lucas, Sergipe, Brazil, and colleagues assessed procedure rates and outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR) among 82,755,924 Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries between 1999 and 2011. "Aortic valve disease in the United States is a major cardiovascular problem that is likely to grow as the population ages. Aortic valve replacement is the standard treatment even for...

2013-11-18 15:21:48

A new study highlights the importance of exercise and physical fitness among people with stable coronary artery disease. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Henry Ford Hospital found that higher levels of physical fitness lower the risk of having heart attacks and increase survival in those with coronary artery disease, whether or not they have had a procedure to open up their blocked arteries. "In our study, the patients who were most fit had a 75 percent...

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