News tagged with coronary artery bypass graft
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(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
A new comparative effectiveness study found older adults with stable coronary heart disease (CHD) who underwent bypass surgery had better long-term survival rates than those who underwent a non-surgical procedure to improve ...
Cardiology Mar 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
During embryonic development, the all-important coronary arteries arise from cells previously considered incapable of producing them, according to scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The ...
Cardiology Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Cardiac bypass surgery superior to non-surgical procedure for adults with diabetes and heart disease
Adults with diabetes and multi-vessel coronary heart disease who underwent cardiac bypass surgery had better overall heart-related outcomes than those who underwent an artery-opening procedure to improve blood flow to the ...
Cardiology Nov 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Up to one-third of patients undergoing surgery in Ontario have a treatable form of anemia but are not optimally treated for it.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- With the University of Pittsburgh's development of a cell-free, biodegradable artery graft comes a potentially transformative change in coronary artery bypass surgeries: Within 90 days after surgery, the ...
Surgery Jun 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The risk of stroke at 30 days is significantly higher in patients who undergo coronary revascularization with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery compared to those who undergo percutaneous ...
Cardiology Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) -- The potential for a stroke is far more common after a bypass than after angioplasty, new research reports, even though the risk after either heart procedure is still relatively low.
Cardiology Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A clot-busting therapy may benefit some heart attack patients who cannot have immediate angioplasty, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session.
Cardiology Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using an endoscope to guide the removal of leg veins used in heart surgery is as safe as using large, ankle-to-groin incisions, according to a study by Duke University Medical Center researchers.
Surgery Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Cardiothoracic surgeons and endocrinologists from Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, achieving Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) benchmarks ...
Surgery Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among intermediate- to high-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery, administration of the agent acadesine to regulate adenosine (a naturally occurring chemical that dilates blood flow and can improve ...
Cardiology Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A drug designed to shield the heart from injury during bypass surgery failed to reduce deaths, strokes and other serious events among patients at high risk of complications, according to a large, prospective study lead by ...
Cardiology Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Duke University Medical Center researchers have found a genetic variant that seems to be associated with lower five-year survival after a coronary artery bypass.
Cardiology Sep 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |