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2012-06-07 23:00:41

Transonic Systems, the pioneer and innovator in measurement instrumentation, is proud to announce the introduction of the AureFlo® System for use in cardiac surgery, peripheral vascular bypass procedures, organ transplants and aneurysm-clipping or revascularization neurosurgeries. (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 The AureFlo® system consists of an touch-screen Monitor with proprietary FlowTrace® software connected to a Transonic HT300-Series—FT Flowmeter that operates the breadth of...

2012-05-18 11:41:59

One type of open heart surgery is likely safer than the other for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Open heart, or coronary artery bypass, surgery can be done two ways: on-pump or off-pump, depending on whether the patient is put on a heart-lung machine. Off-pump surgery allows a surgeon to perform a bypass without stopping the heart. This may help cut down on kidney...

2012-05-18 05:12:06

(Ivanhoe Newswire )--Heart disease is not only the leading cause of death in the U.S, it´s also the top cause of death for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). New research shows one type of open heart surgery is safer than another (in terms of both health and survival) for these patients. Open heart surgery can be done two ways. The first way is off-pump. With this technique a surgeon can perform a bypass without stopping the heart. This may help cut down on kidney injuries that...

2012-05-14 21:15:06

Asymptomatic patients who undergo treadmill exercise echocardiography (ExE) after coronary revascularization may be identified as being at high risk but those patients do not appear to have more favorable outcomes with repeated revascularization, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. The article is part of the journal's Less is More series. Cardiac events and recurrent ischemia (a temporary shortage of oxygen caused by...

2012-05-02 10:01:17

Cardiothoracic surgeons and endocrinologists from Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, achieving Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) benchmarks for glycemic control may be irrelevant when perioperative continuous insulin infusion protocols are implemented. These findings will be presented at the Annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery on May 1 in San Francisco, CA. Currently, 40...


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