Latest Coronary artery bypass surgery Stories
Pregnancy raises the risk of fatal heart attacks, even in healthy women without risk factors for heart disease, a new study finds.
A new comparative effectiveness study found older adults with stable coronary heart disease (CHD) who underwent bypass surgery had better long-term survival rates than those who underwent a non-surgical procedure to improve blood flow to the heart muscle, also called revascularization.
A large randomized trial comparing bypass surgery done with a heart-lung machine (on pump) and without it (off pump) found no differences in results between techniques overall but some clinically relevant differences.
Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital discovered that blockages in the right coronary artery and those in bending areas of the coronary artery are the most common places for dissection, a tear in the artery that can occur during balloon angioplasty of the coronary arteries.
Depression increases the risk of death in patients who have a coronary stent implanted.
New state reports also recognizes performance of four North Shore-LIJ cardiac surgeons, three cardiologists New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) March 14, 2012
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