News tagged with cardiac patients

Experts design new outcomes website for heart surgeons

In a move towards greater transparency patients will now be able to access a wealth of data about heart surgery in the UK and go online and examine their heart surgeon's and hospital's outcome data prior to an operation thanks ...

Mar 19, 2013
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Shock teams and ECMO save lives in massive STEMI

The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), accompanied by mechanical CPR, in patients with massive myocardial infarctions can lead to unexpected survival. These study findings are being presented March 9 at the ...

Mar 11, 2013
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MRI saves heart muscle

Researchers using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) discovered that thinned non-contracting heart muscle caused by a heart attack can potentially improve in function and be reversed after cardiac bypass surgery. This ...

Mar 06, 2013
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