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2014-06-26 20:22:32

Sequoia also ranked highest in California REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is among the top 15 hospitals in the country for heart surgery - and the highest rated in California, according to Consumer Reports hospital ratings released today. The ratings of 400 hospitals across the U.S. are based on data from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and address two common heart surgeries - coronary artery bypass and aortic valve...

2014-06-11 12:26:13

HOUSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has again been recognized as a national leader in cardiology and heart surgery among pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Improving their national ranking, Texas Children's Heart Center placed second nationally in the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 survey. To learn more about Texas Children's Heart Center please visit texaschildrens.org/heart. For more than half a century, the integrated,...

2014-06-10 00:22:07

Children's ranked in cardiology & heart surgery and pulmonology as part of 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospitals MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children's Hospital. Children's has been ranked on the list every year since the program's inception in 2007. For 2014-2015, Children's was ranked in cardiology & heart surgery and pulmonology. This is the fourth...

2014-02-11 23:26:15

Tolga Umar, CEO of VisitandCare.com, announced today that the company has seen a dramatic 62 percent increase in patients traveling to Mexico over the last 3 years. While the medical tourism company connects patients worldwide to specialists of infertility, plastic surgery, laser eye surgery, hair transplantation, weight loss surgery, heart surgery, cancer care, and orthopedic surgery, it has seen a sharp increase in demand for patients traveling to Mexico for cosmetic dentistry. Miami, FL...

2013-07-17 23:26:54

Cardiothoracics surgeons from Southeast Asia take peer to peer training for leading heart surgery methods, MICS CABG, at The Heart Institute at the Staten Island University Hospital. Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Cardiothoracic surgeons from Southeast Asia recently visited The Heart Institute at Staten Island University Hospital, New York to be trained in performing Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (MICS CABG) a procedure that was pioneered by...

2013-07-16 23:30:18

NewYork-Presbyterian is in top 3 nationally for cardiology/heart surgery, nephrology, and neurology/neurosurgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks No. 1 in the New York tri-state area, No. 1 in New York state and No. 7 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" survey, released today. The hospital -- one of the largest and most comprehensive in the country, with nearly 2,600 beds -- ranks third in the...

2013-04-09 12:42:49

Cancer survivors who had chest radiation are nearly twice as likely to die in the years after having major heart surgery as similar patients who didn't have radiation, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. Chest radiation to kill or shrink breast cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma and other cancers increases survivors' risk for major heart disease years – even decades – after radiation therapy. "While radiation treatments done on children and...


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