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Good Samaritan Hospital Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® for Cardiac Medical Intervention, Cardiac Rhythm & Cardiac Surgery

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Samaritan Hospital has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® for Cardiac Medical Intervention, Cardiac Rhythm & Cardiac Surgery. Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Northwell Cardiac Surgery among Best Outcomes in North America

This post was contributed by a community member. The Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital at North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) has achieved three-star overall quality ratings -- the highest ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Thoracic Surgery Market Trends, Opportunities, Growth Analysis and Forecast by Types, Regions

Thoracic Surgery market report enlists several important factors, starting from the basics to advanced market intelligence which play a crucial part in strategizing. Thoracic Surgery Market research report is a meticulous investigation of current scenario ...

Source: Military Technologies
Published: 01 Dec 2018

Opioid Use Does Not Impart Higher In-Hospital Mortality for Cardiac Surgery Patients

US clinicians have seen a surge in patients who persistently use or are dependent on opioids in recent years, and while prolonged opioid use has been linked to higher cardiovascular risk, it should not be the basis for denying patients cardiac surgery, new ...

Source: TCTMD
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Cardiac Surgery Devices Market Opportunity By 2027 | Biotronik, Braile Biomedica, Cook Medical Inc., Estech, Abiomed, Smith Medical

Nearly a third of all the global deaths can be attributed to cardiovascular diseases and it is the main cause of death in the U.S., responsible for 17% of national healthcare expenditure. The American Heart Association estimates that 40% of the American ...

Published: 07 Dec 2018

Botulinum Toxin for AF After Cardiac Surgery: Mixed Results Yield Patient-Selection Insights

A strategy aimed at preventing atrial fibrillation (AF) after cardiac surgery remains tantalizing as two research teams have now published randomized experiences that seem to contradict each other in some ways, but also may be complementary. In one of the ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Botox Injections Explored to Cut Postop A-Fib in Cardiac Surgery

HealthDay News — Intraoperative botulinum toxin (BTX) injections show promise as a way to reduce the risk for postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF) following cardiac surgery, according to 2 studies recently published in Heart Rhythm. Alexander Romanov ...

Source: Monthly Prescribing Reference
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Cardiac surgery for patients with persistent opioid use associated with higher rate of complications, increased costs

Bottom Line: Persistent use of opioids by patients is a public health concern in the United States but not much is known about the effect of that use on patients undergoing cardiac surgery. This observational study included 5.7 million patients who ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Markelle Fultz Injury: Orthopedic Surgeon Explains Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

After reportedly seeing more than 10 outside specialists to figure out his shoulder ailment, Markelle Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Dr. Armin Tehrany unpacks the injury ...

Source: Yahoo Sports
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Minimal invasive cardiac surgery saves life of a patient at Max Hosp

The cardiothorasic and vascular surgeon of Max Hospital here, Dr Ravi Kumar Singh claimed to have successfully performed minimally invasive cardiac surgery on a patient. The patient Prem Singh who had a history of cardiac- related disorders was ...

Source: The Pioneer
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Markelle Fultz's Nerve Disorder Diagnosis Is a "Blessing," Says Surgeon

Fultz has neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), a poorly characterized ... Fultz is out indefinitely — the University of South Florida’s Dr. Karl Illig, a surgeon specializing in treating TOS, tells Inverse that it’s great news.

Source: Inverse
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Use of technology in Cardiac Surgery

Heart surgery is one of the toughest and most important surgeries to make. Doctors across India, adopt various procedures for this. However, the process of heart surgeries hasn’t seen much of any innovation in recent times and same techniques are used ...

Source: The Indian Wire
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Weak leadership at St George’s cardiac surgery unit must improve says CQC

The NHS in England is actively engaging with the private hospital sector in a bid to reduce waiting lists, according to a leaked document. Spire Healthcare has appointed Alison Dickinson to the newly created role of group clinical director – responsible ...

Source: HealthInvestor
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Asia Pacific Cardiac Surgery Devices Market is projected to reach a market value of USD 0.55 billion by 2023

The cardiac surgical procedure is completed by using coronary heart surgeons because of the headaches within the coronary heart or coronary heart ailments like accurate congenital coronary heart disease, valvular coronary heart sickness, and an ischemic ...

Published: 14 Nov 2018

Cardiac Surgery Devices Market: Challenges to Industry Growth, Size, Share, Forecast 2023

This global Cardiac Surgery Devices market report studies the industry based on one or more segments covering key players, types, applications, products, technology, end-users, and regions for historical data as well as provides forecasts for next few years.

Source: PMLiVE
Published: 23 Nov 2018

Surgeon shortage prompts change at Oklahoma City VA, but help is on its way

The VA is also working with the University of Oklahoma to restart the state's only cardiac surgery fellowship program, allowing it to train young heart surgeons.

Source: NewsOK
Published: 12 Nov 2018

Cardiac Surgery Devices Market Record a CAGR of 3.7% and Be Worth over US$ 2 Bn by End 2027

Valley Cottage, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/27/2018 -- Nearly a third of all the global deaths can be attributed to cardiovascular diseases and it is the main cause of death in the U.S., responsible for 17% of national healthcare expenditure. The American Heart ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 27 Nov 2018

Botulinum toxin shows promise in trials to reduce post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) in cardiac surgery patients

Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is a common complication, affecting one quarter to one half of all patients following cardiac surgery. It can result in heart failure, stroke, and longer hospital stays, resulting in an increased cost of care.

Source: E Science News
Published: 28 Nov 2018

Cardiac Surgery Instruments Market to reach worth of US$1,412.7 million by 2022 End, Says TMR

Albany, NY, Oct. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global Cardiac Surgery Instruments Market stood at US$1,061.4 million in 2017. Expanding at a steady CAGR of 5.9% during 2017–2022, the global prospects of the market is projected to reach worth of US$ ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 26 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 procedures were performed earlier this year, and one was a ...

Source: Global News
Published: 18 Sep 2018

Uganda: Why It Takes a Degree of Insanity to Be a Surgeon At Mulago Hospital

However, an experience last week by Dr William Manyilirah, a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at the Uganda Heart Institute, suggests that, if anything, the situation at Mulago needs radical intervention. Dr Manyilirah, a Makerere Medical School graduate ...

Published: 30 Oct 2018

A Medical Miracle — 1958 KPIX 5 Live Broadcast Of Open Heart Surgery

“This is extraordinary,” said Dr. Joseph Woo, who is the current Chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford Medical Center. “This event occurred only a few years after the start of heart surgery.” RELATED: Stanford Cardiac ...

Source: CBS San Francisco Bay Area
Published: 31 Oct 2018

Stanford Cardiac Specialists Amazed By 1958 Open Heart Broadcast

“Sixty years ago, can you imagine people watching this?,” exclaimed Dr. Joseph Woo, chair of Stanford Medical Center’s Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, as he watched the old footage. Today, Stanford Medical Center is a pioneer and global leader ...

Source: CBS San Francisco Bay Area
Published: 31 Oct 2018

Ottawa thoracic surgeon under investigation, suspended from Faculty of Medicine after allegedly making 'joke' about domestic violence

A well-known thoracic surgeon in Ottawa has been suspended from his teaching position after allegedly making a joke about domestic violence. Sources tell CTV that the incident is even more shocking because the surgeon’s son is facing a first degree ...

Source: CTV Ottaw
Published: 19 Oct 2018

ERAS Cardiac Surgery Featured at Dedicated Session at European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery in Milan

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--(Business Wire)--The ERAS Cardiac Surgery Society presented its recent consensus statement at the 32nd European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, last week as part of an educational session.

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 25 Oct 2018

Ottawa surgeon temporarily suspended from uOttawa teaching post after alleged inappropriate joke

in the division of cardio-thoracic surgery since 1983, according to his biography posted on the University of Ottawa website. He was head of the department of thoracic surgery for 11 years ending in 2003 and worked to consolidate the service at one campus ...

Source: Ottawa Citizen
Published: 23 Oct 2018

Thomas E. Anderson

At the time of his death, he was residing in Seaside, California and was employed as a Physician’s Assistant in cardiac surgery at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP). Tom was born on September 14, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts and ...

Source: Arizona Daily Sun
Published: 30 Oct 2018

3D printed tracheal splints used in pediatric surgery

The CHoA’s tracheal splint team included Steve Goudy, M.D., and April Landry, M.D., (ENT), pediatric otolaryngologists; Subhadra Shashidharan, M.D., pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon; and Kevin Maher, M.D., pediatric cardiologist. “It’s the close ...

Source: 3D Printing Industry
Published: 19 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

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Names New Chief in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Chen, MD, will join Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) as Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery on September 1, 2018. Dr. Chen joins a world-renowned surgical team who are pioneers in ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 27 Aug 2018