Latest Coronary artery bypass surgery Stories
One type of open heart surgery is likely safer than the other for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.
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).
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.
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.
Pregnancy raises the risk of fatal heart attacks, even in healthy women without risk factors for heart disease, a new study finds.
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