News tagged with annals of thoracic surgery
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(HealthDay)—The mortality risk from emergency repair of acute aortic dissection is double when performed by lower-volume providers, according to research published in the May issue of the Annals of Thoracic Su ...
Cardiology May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Depression is relatively common in patients who undergo heart bypass surgery, and a new study finds that short-term use of antidepressants may aid patients' recovery.
Surgery May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Patients with breast cancer that has spread to the lungs may live longer if they have surgery to remove the lung tumors, a new study from Germany suggests.
Cancer Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Smoking cessation even a year prior to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery does not fully normalize the changes smoking has made to the saphenous (leg) veins used for the surgery and may lead to later graft failure, ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
While thoracic surgeons are traditionally known as the experts who perform heart surgeries, a UC Davis study has found that general thoracic surgeons, especially those at academic health centers, perform the vast majority ...
Surgery Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mitral valve repair safe and effective for elderly patients once considered too high risk based on age alone
(Medical Xpress)—Heart surgery to repair the mitral valve is safe and leads to a better quality of life for older patients long-suspected to be too high risk for the operation, according to new research from the University ...
Cardiology Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Lung cancer surgery takes longer and is more costly if a patient is obese, a new study shows.
Cancer Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Adults undergoing cardiac surgery who have moderate-to-severe preoperative anemia have significantly increased morbidity and mortality compared with non-severely anemic patients, according to ...
Surgery Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Surgeons at Boston Children's Hospital have successfully implanted a modified version of an expandable prosthetic heart valve in several children with mitral valve disease. Unlike traditional prosthetic ...
Cardiology Oct 03, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—People over the age of 80 generally do well after aortic or mitral valve replacement surgery, especially if they are discharged home, according to a study published in the September issue of ...
Surgery Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Among patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma, treatment with lung-sparing surgery in combination with photodynamic therapy (PDT) yielded unusually long survival rates, with median survival rates ...
Surgery May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A two-year effort to prevent infections in children healing from cardiac surgery reduced sternum infections by 61 percent, a San Antonio researcher announced at the Cardiology 2012 conference Feb. 23 in Orlando, Fla.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0