Cardiac Surgery

When data is the best medicine

One of the biggest challenges in health care is balancing cost with patient needs. Compounding the problem is a lack of good data and analysis.

Jun 01, 2015
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Cardiovascular surgery is surgery on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons. Frequently, it is done to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, coronary artery bypass grafting), correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease from various causes including endocarditis, rheumatic heart disease and atherosclerosis. It also includes heart transplantation.

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