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2014-09-24 08:27:29

CHICAGO, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New valves may grow with patients and may have lower rejection rates Researchers have found a way to take a pediatric patient's skin cells, reprogram the skin cells to function as heart valvular cells, and then use the cells as part of a tissue-engineered pulmonary valve. A proof of concept study published in the September 2014 issue of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery provides more detail on this scientific...

2014-09-09 08:31:27

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a blood purification company using its CytoSorb® extracorporeal cytokine adsorber to prevent or treat organ failure in life-threatening conditions, announced its U.S. Cardiac Surgery Advisory Board (CSAB) that includes leaders in cardiothoracic surgery, surgical critical care, extracorporeal therapy, and inflammation. The Board will oversee the use of CytoSorb® in cardiac surgery trials...

2014-08-18 23:03:24

Group of surgeons specializing in oncologic, colorectal, vascular, general, and thoracic surgery offers diagnostic, evaluation and laboratory services Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Brooklyn residents have access to top-quality surgical care at Mount Sinai Doctors Brooklyn Heights, a multispecialty practice in downtown Brooklyn. A group of surgeons specializing in oncologic, colorectal, vascular, general, and thoracic surgery will offer diagnostic services, evaluation before and...

2014-06-17 23:10:48

Dr. Clark Fuller of West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery and La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills explains thoracic outlet syndrome in professional athletes in new article. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Never heard of thoracic outlet syndrome? You might soon. Doctors are diagnosing it more and more in professional baseball players. Yet for many, it remains a mystery. Dr. Clark Fuller, a thoracic surgeon in Beverly Hills, spoke recently with Bleacher...

2014-06-17 12:29:40

Advances Highest Quality Cardiovascular Care BROWNS MILLS, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph P. Chirichella, President and CEO of Deborah Heart and Lung Center, New Jersey's only specialty heart, lung and vascular hospital, has announced a partnership agreement with Mid-Atlantic Surgical Associates (MASA), one of the nation's largest volume and highest quality cardiac surgery groups. The agreement will bring to Deborah's campus two talented, highly qualified MASA cardio...

2014-05-19 23:05:05

Abington Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Colleen Gaughan has joined Abington Memorial Hospital as a thoracic surgeon. Dr. Gaughan specializes in the treatment of lung and esophageal cancer, tumors of the mediastinum, chest wall and trachea, as well as all benign conditions of the chest, lungs, esophagus, chest wall and mediastinum. ABINGTON, PA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Abington Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Colleen Gaughan has joined Abington Memorial Hospital as a...

2014-03-25 23:01:16

Ali Mahtabifard, MD, a thoracic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems and West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, explains the frequent occurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome among professional baseball players. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Ali Mahtabifard, MD, a thoracic surgeon at West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery spoke recently about why thoracic outlet syndrome is such a common occurrence among major league baseball players,...

2014-02-24 12:27:10

CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is proud to announce that Jonathan Kiev, MD, FACS, has joined the hospital as a thoracic surgeon specializing in advanced and minimally invasive surgical procedures to treat cancers of the lung. Dr. Kiev earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed a surgical internship at Saint Barnabas...

2014-01-17 16:22:55

Dr. Benny Weksler, a Memphis,TN physician who is Board Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its prestigious guide of the nation's top 1% of medical specialists, America's Top Doctors. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors has published its newest edition of America's Top Doctors and has selected Benny Weksler,...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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