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Computational model clarifies immune response during cardiac surgery

The model shows that infusion of anti-inflammatory enzymes during cardiac surgery induces the body to produce more of its own, helping to prevent surgical complications. Since the origin of life about 3.8 billion years ago, various life forms have sought ...

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Study debunks idea of ‘weekend effect’ after major cardiac surgery

Despite the myth of a “weekend effect” in cardiac surgery—the idea that patients discharged from the hospital on weekends and holidays face higher readmission rates—a team of University of California, Los Angeles researchers concluded this month ...

Published: 15 Oct 2018

Cardiothoracic Surgeon of Star Hospitals contributes Chapter to new text book on Cardiology based on his research

contributed a chapter on Surgery of Coronary Artery Disease to the prestigious new Textbook on Cardiology (CSI Textbook of Cardiology An Indian Perspective) based on his own research and the ...

Source: Webindia 123
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Cardiac Surgery Instruments Market to Become US $1,412.7 Mn by 2022

The global cardiac surgery instruments market has experienced steady growth in the last few years and is likely to be ably supported in the near future by the rising prevalence of cardiac disorders in Western as well as developing Eastern economies, which ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 10 Oct 2018

Procedure Numbers for Cardiac Surgery Market, Europe, 2018-2024, MedPro

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Procedures considered include surgical heart valve replacement, annuloplasty repair, transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR), transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), on-pump coronary artery bypass (ONCAB ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 10 Oct 2018

Cardiac surgery ICU at Children’s Hospital

LAHORE: A state-of-the-art cardiac surgery intensive care unit was inaugurated at the Children’s Hospital & Institute of Child Health here on Monday. Equipped with eight motorised beds and latest medical equipment, including an echo-cardiography machine ...

Source: Dawn
Published: 09 Oct 2018

A Grey’s Anatomy Catch-up Guide For No Matter How Far Behind You Are

You’ll also meet her superiors at the hospital: their resident, Miranda Bailey (known as the Nazi, a complete delight); Richard Webber (chief of surgery, knew Ellis Grey, recovering alcoholic); Preston Burke (arrogant cardio-thoracic god); and Derek ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Physician (Cardiothoracic Surgeon) Job in Denver, Colorado – Department of Veterans Affairs

Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Two cardiac surgery firsts help patients avoid open-heart surgery at London hospital

The London Health Sciences Centre is celebrating two pioneering achievements in cardiac surgery that saw two patients needing heart valve replacements avoid invasive open-heart surgery. The two ...

Source: Global News
Published: 18 Sep 2018

Athletics' Andrew Triggs: Requires thoracic outlet surgery

Triggs (forearm) will undergo thoracic outlet surgery Sept. 26. Triggs has been out since mid-May with what was labeled a forearm issue. He appeared to be nearing a return to action before suffering a setback in an early September rehab start. The surgery ...

Published: 18 Sep 2018

Dr. Oz Wants You to Realize Your Best Years Are Ahead of You

ASHLEY GALLERANI PHOTOGRAPHY / PHOTOSESH Oz is a Harvard University graduate. He’s a cardiothoracic surgeon at Columbia University. He has written eight New York Times best-selling novels. He has his own magazine. He has nearly a dozen Emmy Awards.

Source: Success
Published: 01 Oct 2018

Our Faculty

At Yale Cardiac Surgery, our expert team of cardiac surgeons, cardiac nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and office staff are dedicated to providing compassionate care in a comforting environment. Our surgeons are board certified and ...

Published: 21 Sep 2018

CMC physicians pioneer less invasive thoracic surgery

Dr. Benjamin Westbrook, right, and Dr. Yvon Baribeau stand next to the daVinci Surgical System in an operating room at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. (COURTESY) MANCHESTER — Historically, thoracic surgery — surgery on the lungs or other parts ...

Source: New Hampshire Union Leader
Published: 17 Jul 2018

Mercyhealth welcomes cardiothoracic surgeon

ROCKFORD — Mercyhealth recently welcomed Dr. Anastasios K. Konstantakos, a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, to its staff at the Mercyhealth Heart and Vascular Center–Rockford. Konstantakos is a fellowship-trained minimally invasive cardiac ...

Source: Rockford Register Star
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Cardiothoracic Surgeon: Salary, Job Description and Requirements

Cardiothoracic or cardiovascular surgeons deal with diseases of the chest. Typically, that's heart disease for patients who are having heart attacks and chest pains, and coronary artery disease for patients who are experiencing abnormalities of the ...

Published: 24 Jul 2018

Dr. Soumya Neravetla

Dr. Soumya Neravetla is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Savannah, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Hospital of Miami and Candler Hospital. She received her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Joins Froedtert

From the Medical College of Wiisconsin: Goya V. Raikar, MD FACS, FCCP, joins the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and brings a wealth of experience in robotic mitral valve repair.

Source: USA Patch
Published: 19 Jan 2018

Victoria W. Bayless: This community deserves a cardiac surgery program at AAMC

More than three years ago, Anne Arundel Medical Center sought permission from the State of Maryland to bring a cardiac surgery program to our community. You, our passionate supporters, have been with us on the journey every step of the way. Together, we ...

Source: Capital Gazette
Published: 23 Jun 2018

Association of Surgical Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion With Subsequent Stroke and Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

1 Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 2 Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 3 Department of ...

Source: JAMA
Published: 22 May 2018

Emory names new chief of cardiothoracic surgery

Jennifer Johnson McEwen (media inquiries only) 404-727-5696 In his new role, Halkos will direct one of the largest cardiothoracic (CT) surgery programs in the country and the largest in Georgia. He will lead approximately 25 CT surgeons ...

Source: Emory News Center
Published: 24 Jul 2017

Thoracic surgeon joins Southcoast Health

FALL RIVER — Southcoast Health announced recently that Tammy Gleeson, DO, has joined the thoracic surgery team located at both 191 Bedford Street in Fall River and 208 Mill Road in Fairhaven. She will serve as the lead physician for the Southcoast ...

Source: southcoasttoday
Published: 07 Sep 2016

Annals of Thoracic Surgery

The Annals of Thoracic Surgery is a peer-reviewed medical journal that was established in 1965. It covers the fields of pulmonary diseases and surgery. It is the official journal of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Southern Thoracic Surgical ...

Published: 14 Jan 2017

Hospital mulls closing of cardiac surgery program

SALEM — In a move to contain costs, Partners HealthCare and North Shore Medical Center are mulling the closure and consolidation of Salem Hospital’s well-regarded cardiac surgery program with Massachusetts General Hospital’s in Boston. The news came ...

Source: The Salem News
Published: 20 Apr 2016

Cardiothoracic surgeon performs unusual surgery on elite athlete

From the time he was about 8 years old, Shahab Maslehati had been well aware that his chest was sunken. It had become more pronounced in adolescence, a time when, as he put it, "you're naturally self-conscious about everything." But it hadn't affected his ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 30 Jan 2015

When should blood transfusions be given after cardiac surgery?

New research has shown that patients having heart surgery do not benefit if doctors wait until a patient has become substantially anaemic before giving a transfusion. In the UK, about half of all patients having cardiac surgery are given a red blood cell ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 11 Mar 2015

Star Jones Recovering After Cardiac Surgery

Star Jones underwent cardiac surgery Wednesday related to rarely-performed surgery she had three decades ago after developing a thoracic tumor. In a statement to PEOPLE, a rep for the television personality confirmed the procedure. “On Wednesday, March ...

Source: People
Published: 20 Mar 2010

UCLA Medical Center Welcomes New Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Newswise — Dr. Richard J. Shemin has been appointed professor and chief of cardiothoracic surgery at UCLA Medical Center, vice chairman of the UCLA Department of Surgery and co-director of the new Cardiovascular Center at UCLA. Shemin, one of the country ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 29 Mar 2007

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Lab

The Stanford Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Lab research program is focused on three aspects of surgery for congenital cardiac disease: We are developing surgical and technological approaches to permit the repair of heart defects in utero. We would like to make ...

Published: 09 Jul 2015

Nvidia showcases robotic cardiac surgery

Nvidia might soon have a major presence in operating theaters, recently showcasing their “beating heart surgery” procedure that is GPU-enabled. This will assist cardiac doctors to perform the heart surgery in a safer manner, helping reduce the cost of ...

Source: Ubergizmo
Published: 20 Oct 2010