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Cardiac Surgery Instruments Market to Exceed Industry Evolution in Coming Years with Trends, Innovations & Opportunities by 2023

Cardiac Surgery Instruments Are Specially Designed Tools That Are Being Used For Performing Specific Actions During The Heart Related Surgery Or Operation To Derive Desirable Effect. The Global Cardiac Surgery Instruments Market In 2015 Was About US$ 1.1 ...

Source: Medgadget
Published: 17 May 2018

New report examines the cardiac surgery instruments market

Key players in cardiac surgery instruments market include Becton, Dickinson and Company (U.S.), B. Braun Melsungen AG (Germany), Teleflex Incorporated (U.S.), Medline Industries, Inc. (U.S.), KLS Martin Group (U.S.), STILLE (Sweden), Sklar Surgical ...

Source: WhaTech
Published: 16 May 2018

Study finds acetaminophen helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in children following cardiac surgery

Children who underwent cardiac surgery were less likely to develop acute kidney injury if they had been treated with acetaminophen in the first 48 hours after their procedures, according to a Vanderbilt study just published in JAMA Pediatrics. The finding ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 May 2018

HBJ names 2018 Health Care Heroes as outstanding practitioners

Boards and associations: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, member; American Association for Thoracic Surgery, member; American College of Surgeons, fellow; European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Women in Thoracic Surgery; American Association of ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 18 May 2018

Vince Velasquez had offseason surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome

Last August, Phillies starter Vince Velasquez was placed on the 10-day disabled list with what was characterized as a “right middle finger injury.” Shortly thereafter, Velasquez underwent season-ending surgery to repair a vascular issue with his right ...

Source: Yahoo Sports
Published: 15 May 2018

This test could help predict the risk of cognitive issues after cardiac surgery

A simple walking test can predict the risk for cognitive issues in patients with heart surgery How much a patient walks in 6 minutes can help predict if they will develop any mental health problems The findings were published in the Journal of The Annals ...

Source: Onlymyhealth
Published: 14 May 2018

Acetaminophen Cuts Kidney Risk in Kids' Heart Surgery

Acetaminophen was associated with less acute kidney injury (AKI) following cardiac surgery for pediatric patients, researchers found. When taken in the first 48 hours immediately following surgery, acetaminophen was associated with modest protection ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 15 May 2018

Early Post-Op APAP Exposure May Cut AKI Risk in Peds Cardiac Sx

HealthDay News — For pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery, early postoperative acetaminophen exposure may be associated with a reduced rate of acute kidney injury (AKI), according to a study published online May 14 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Source: Monthly Prescribing Reference
Published: 15 May 2018

Thoracic Drainage Devices Market: Thoracic Surgery & Pulmonology Application Leads the Market

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/18/2018 -- The global thoracic drainage devices market was valued at US$ 555.8 Mn in 2016 and is expected to grow at a high CAGR of 6% from 2017 to 2025, to reach an estimated value of US$ 916.2 Mn in 2025 according to a new ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 18 May 2018

Five patients benefit from free cardiac surgery in LASUTH

Five patients have benefited from a free cardiac surgical mission organised by the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja in collaboration with VOOM foundation, a US based Non-Governmental Organisation. The Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, Prof.

Source: TODAY
Published: 18 May 2018

Association Between Early Postoperative Acetaminophen Exposure and Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

1 Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 2 Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 3 Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham ...

Source: JAMA
Published: 14 May 2018

SIUH brings on thoracic surgeon to stop lung cancer in its tracks

Staten Island University Hospital recently brought on Doctor Adam Lackey to spearhead a program dedicated solely to thoracics which includes diagnosing and treating ecophageal cancer and lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer related deaths in ...

Source: Spectrum News NY1
Published: 08 May 2018

Arch Biopartners Completes Pre-IND Meeting with U.S. FDA on LSALT Peptide for Preventing Acute Kidney Injury in Cardiac Surgery Patients

TORONTO, May 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arch Biopartners Inc., (Arch or the Company) (TSX Venture:ARCH) (OTCBB:ACHFF), announced today it completed a successful pre-IND (Investigational New Drug) meeting via teleconference on April 18 with members of U.S ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 08 May 2018

Rockledge Regional Medical Center Welcomes Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surgeon Dr. José Montalvo

BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA – Rockledge Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome José Montalvo, MD. Dr. Montalvo specializes in adult cardiac and thoracic surgical care, which includes the heart, its valves, the ...

Source: Space Coast Daily
Published: 18 May 2018

Injecting Drugs Can Ruin a Heart. How Many Second Chances Should a User Get?

“We’ve literally had some continue using drugs while in the hospital,” said Dr. Thomas Pollard, a veteran cardiothoracic surgeon in Knoxville, Tenn. “That’s like trying to do a liver transplant on someone who’s drinking a fifth of vodka on the ...

Source: The New York Times
Published: 01 May 2018

A doctor mourns the suspension of UAMS' cardiac surgery

Janet Cathey, an OB/GYN, trained at UAMS, did her residency there and recently taught there. She had back surgery there two years ago. But it was her experience as a 7-year-old in need of heart surgery that has her so distressed about UAMS' suspension of ...

Source: Arkansas Times
Published: 04 May 2018

UAMS suspends cardiac surgery program

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has temporarily shut down its cardiac surgery program while it recruits another physician. "This decision was made in the interest of safety for our patients, even though there have been no safety events or ...

Source: m.arkansasonline.com
Published: 04 May 2018

Phoenix Cardiac Surgery Announces New Website

Phoenix, AZ – When you’re the best at what you do, you want to shout it to the world. And that’s exactly what Phoenix Cardiac Surgery has done through a partnership with FieryFX in the revamping of their new website and online presence. Given that ...

Source: 14 NEWS
Published: 09 Apr 2018

This test could help predict the risk of cognitive issues

The study showed that a low 6MWD was associated with PCOD after cardiac surgery. The lower the 6MWD was, the more significant the reduction in cognitive function postoperatively was and 28 % of the study patients developed PCOD. “This study further ...

Source: Onlymyhealth
Published: 15 May 2018