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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
Coronary artery bypass surgery performed whilst the heart is still beating may carry an increased likelihood of death.
Persistent depression symptoms may be associated with significantly greater declines in cognitive performance in older patients with coronary artery disease who underwent cardiac catheterization.
Married adults who undergo heart surgery are more than three times as likely as single people who have the same surgery to survive the next three months, a new study finds.