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2013-11-01 11:28:50

'Hybrid procedure' combining minimally invasive corornary artery bypass surgery (CABG) with percutaneous coronary intervention is feasible and safe compared with traditional CABG A hybrid approach to treating coronary artery disease that involves a "hybrid procedure" combining a minimally invasive bypass surgery with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was found to be feasible and safe in a clinical trial. This is the first randomized study of the technique. These findings were...

2013-10-30 16:01:03

Persons with Alzheimer's disease suffer from ischaemic heart diseases more frequently than others, yet they undergo related procedures and surgery less frequently than persons with no diagnosed AD, according to a nation-wide register-based study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland. The study involved a total of 28,093 persons; that is every community-dwelling person with a diagnosed Alzheimer's disease living in Finland on 31 December 2005. According to the data obtained from...

2013-09-10 23:17:30

Prince George's County jury finds doctor responsible for the wrongful death. Prince George's County, Maryland (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Last Friday, September 6, 2013, a unanimous jury in Prince George’s County awarded a $ 5.55 million dollar verdict for the Plaintiffs in a medical negligence and wrongful death case. The case was brought the daughter of the deceased and the estate of her late mother, Velda Faye Richardson. This case dealt with the pulling of pacing wires from...

Blood Pressure Cuff Before Bypass Surgery Lowers Heart Damage Risk
2013-08-18 03:57:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using a blood pressure cuff on the upper arm of a patient just prior to heart bypass surgery could limit damage of the heart and improve long-term odds of survival, claims new research appearing in Saturday’s edition of The Lancet. The practice is known as “remote ischemic preconditioning,” and according to HealthDay News it involves using the cuff to briefly cut off and then restore blood supply to the arm. Now, researchers...

2013-07-17 23:26:54

Cardiothoracics surgeons from Southeast Asia take peer to peer training for leading heart surgery methods, MICS CABG, at The Heart Institute at the Staten Island University Hospital. Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Cardiothoracic surgeons from Southeast Asia recently visited The Heart Institute at Staten Island University Hospital, New York to be trained in performing Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (MICS CABG) a procedure that was pioneered by...


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