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Study: Pregnancy Increases Fatal Heart Attack Risk
2012-03-28 07:29:50

Pregnancy raises the risk of fatal heart attacks, even in healthy women without risk factors for heart disease, a new study finds.

2012-03-28 00:05:17

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.

2012-03-26 23:41:41

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.

2012-03-26 09:57:46

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.

2012-03-16 16:44:40

Depression increases the risk of death in patients who have a coronary stent implanted.

2012-03-15 00:00:00

New state reports also recognizes performance of four North Shore-LIJ cardiac surgeons, three cardiologists New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) March 14, 2012


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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