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Global Cardiac Surgery Instruments Market is Expected to Rise to US$1,412.7 mn by 2022, Says TMR

Albany, NY, Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global cardiac surgery instruments market is estimated to expand at a healthy CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2022. The market was valued at US$1,061.4 mn during 2017 and is anticipated ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 13 Aug 2018

For Most Common Heart Surgery, St. Luke’s Has Been Among the Nation’s Worst

Even as the federal government prepares to cut off funding to Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center’s poorly performing heart transplant program, the Houston hospital has continued to promote itself as a national leader in cardiac surgery. But the declines ...

Source: ProPublica
Published: 03 Aug 2018

At St. Luke's, problems extend beyond transplants

Even as the federal government prepares to cut off funding to Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center's poorly performing heart transplant program, the Houston hospital has continued to promote itself as a national leader in cardiac surgery. The hospital and its ...

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Dysfunctional surgeons put patients at risk at heart surgery unit – report

He found the south London facility had a cardiac surgery death rate of 3.7% – above the national 2% average, reports said. Cardiac surgery services at St George’s Hospital are safe – but improvements must be made. Our response to media coverage ...

Source: Express & Star
Published: 04 Aug 2018

Plans to scrap lung and chest surgery being carried out at the University Hospital of Wales

A public consultation has been launched which proposes centralising thoracic surgery at Morriston Hospital in Swansea in a bid to improve care for patients across the region. It would make it one of the largest thoracic surgery centres in the UK and a ...

Source: Wales Online
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Allan S. Stewart, MD, named chief of cardiac surgery at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Leading New York City cardiac surgeon Allan S. Stewart, MD, FACS, has been named chief of cardiac surgery at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida. “Dr. Stewart brings an impressive combination of clinical proficiency ...

Source: Miami's Community Newspapers
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Sutureless valve marks new leap in cardiac surgery

In the cases we performed, we just removed the diseased valve and replaced it withstented, sutureless valve without any suture. Recently, a cardiac surgeon conducted surgery using miniature pump in a highrisk patient with 90% arteries blockages. In the ...

Published: 12 Aug 2018

A novel approach to cardiac surgery

Second-year medical student Kevin Cyr is part of a team of Stanford researchers investigating new ways to survey electricity in the heart. The research has led to the development of cardiac surgical devices that could one day help patients who suffer from ...

Source: Technology
Published: 03 Aug 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: 19 Jul 2018

FAQ: How and Why We Rank and Rate Hospitals

In our heart bypass surgery and aortic valve surgery ratings, we weighed whether the hospital had voluntarily released ratings it received from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, a professional organization for heart and chest surgeons. For hospitals that ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report - Health
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Eric Church Reveals He Underwent Major Emergency Surgery in 2017

"To them, I was going to die.” Church spent three days in recovery from his first surgery. Doctors went back in to take out his top rib one week later. "Normally, if you’re athletic [and have thoracic outlet syndrome], you’ll start having issues at ...

Source: The Boot
Published: 26 Jul 2018

Dr. Rawn Salenger MD

Thoracic surgeons and cardiac surgeons have the same general training and certified by the same board. Cardiac surgery deals with the heart, and thoracic surgery focuses on the lungs. Cardiac surgeons deal with heart transplant, heart disease, coronary ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 09 Aug 2018

NorthBay Healthcare welcomes new cardiothoracic surgeon

Allen earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., and comes to NorthBay Healthcare from a hospital in Springfield, Mo., where he served as division chair of cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery. He is certified by the ...

Source: Topix
Published: 29 Jul 2018

Press Release: NorthBay Welcomes New Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiothoracic surgeon Keith Allen, M.D. has joined the NorthBay Heart & Vascular Center. Dr. Allen earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, and comes to NorthBay Healthcare from a hospital in Springfield, Missouri ...

Source: Daily Republic
Published: 30 Jul 2018

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

Victoria W. Bayless is president and CEO of Anne Arundel Medical Center. Victoria W. Bayless is president and CEO of Anne Arundel Medical Center. (Baltimore Sun Media Group) More than three years ago, Anne Arundel Medical Center sought permission from the ...

Source: Capital Gazette
Published: 23 Jun 2018

Cardiac Surgery Devices Market Highlights Various Opportunities 2026

North America is the largest market for cardiac surgery devices and is expected to dominate the market throughout the forecast period. Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region in the forecast period. Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/31/2018 -- Cardiac ...

Source: SBWire
Published: 31 May 2018

Chandigarh: GMCH conducts its first cardiac surgery

THE GOVERNMENT Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, conducted its first cardiac surgery on Tuesday. The procedure was done with the assistance of PGIMER experts. GMCH doctors said that the patient was one-month-old infant on prolonged ventilator ...

Source: The Indian Express
Published: 12 Jun 2018

Cardiothoracic Surgery Clinic Of North Mississippi Pa

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Published: 09 Jun 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

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

United States Cardiac Surgery and Heart Valve Devices Procedure Numbers Report 2017-2018

The "US Procedure Numbers for Cardiac Surgery and Heart Valve Devices 2018 - MedPro" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. Recently, minimally invasive cardiac surgery has started to gain popularity among surgeons and patients.

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 13 Dec 2017

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: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 14 May 2018

UAMS temporarily suspends cardiac surgery program

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has temporarily suspended their cardiac surgery program and are now diverting patients to Baptist Health. While this may come as a shock to some, it certainly wasn't for UAMS officials who told KATV they're ...

Source: KATV
Published: 03 May 2018

Humanitarian cardiac surgery outreach helps build a better health care system in Rwanda

Ralph Morton Bolman III, M.D. (left) and Robert Oakes, M.D., Lincoln, Nebraska (right), assist Maurice Musoni, M.D. (center), a Rwandan surgeon-in-training, in a valve operation. Dr. Musoni will be the first Rwandan cardiac surgeon trained through this ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 01 May 2017

David M. Shahian Honored for Groundbreaking Contributions to Cardiothoracic Surgery Quality Improvement

Newswise — HOUSTON – Renowned quality improvement expert and public reporting advocate David M. Shahian, MD is the recipient of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2017 Distinguished Service Award, presented this evening at the Society’s 53rd Annual ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 24 Jan 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