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Study Identifies Risk factors associated with postoperative delirium after cardiac surgery: BMJ

In a recent study , published in BMJ, Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, several risk factors associated with postoperative delirium after cardiac surgery have been identified. " Utilizing

Source: Daily
Published: 18 May 2021

SGMC’s CardioVascular Institute gets a new surgeon

Dr. James Shoptaw joins SGMC’s CardioVascular Institute which is now comprised of three cardiothoracic surgeons and one vascular surgeon.

Source: Valdosta Today
Published: 05 May 2021

Public and private patients to benefit from Illawarra's first cardiothoracic surgery service

"Not only will they be able to access cardiothoracic surgery, but also preventative treatment for cardiovascular disease."

Source: Illawarra Mercury
Published: 09 May 2021

Way forward for Cardiothoracic Surgery in COVID Era

Heart surgeries are gruelling and long procedures taking a toll on a patient’s both physical and mental health alike.

Source: The Financial Express on MSN.com
Published: 05 May 2021

HVCH welcomes new vascular surgeon

LOGAN – Hocking Valley Community Hospital welcomes Dr. Shankar M. Sundaram, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.P. as a new vascular surgeon.

Source: Logan Daily News
Published: 11 May 2021

Thoracic surgery and lung cancer screening at UnityPoint Health- Trinity

Dr. Nicholas Yerkes is a thoracic surgeon and recently joined UnityPoint Health - Trinity. He explains different types of surgery and new screening guidelines for lung cancer.

Source: KWQC
Published: 06 May 2021

Prothrombin Complex Concentrates an Alternative to 4P for Managing Bleeding During Cardiac Surgery?

Four-factor prothrombin complex concentrates (PCCs) were found during a parallel-group randomized clinical trial to be a suitable alternative to frozen plasma (FP) for managing bleeding in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.

Source: thecardiologyadvisor.com
Published: 05 May 2021

Occluding the LAA During Surgery Lowers Stroke Risk: LAAOS III

Calling the trial conclusive, a researcher says, “We have a safe, effective intervention that can be done at low cost, low risk for patients.”

Source: TCTMD
Published: 15 May 2021

Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for major lung resection is associated with less immunochemokine disturbances than multiportal approach

Multiportal video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for major lung resection causes less immunochemokine production compared to thoracotomy. Whether uniportal VATS is similarly associated with lower early postoperative circulating levels of immunochemokines compared to multiportal VATS have not been studied.

Source: Nature
Published: 14 May 2021

LAA Occlusion During Surgery Cuts Stroke Risk

Patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) who were already undergoing cardiac surgery for another indication benefited from having the left atrial appendage (LAA) occluded during that surgery, according to results from the LAAOS III trial.

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 16 May 2021

Exegan Media & Entertainment’s Scott Thomas Facing Open Heart Surgery

ALL ACCESS sends get well wishes to SCOTT THOMAS, CEO of NASHVILLE-based EXEGAN MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT, who is requesting prayers as he faces cardiac surgery. EXEGAN owns and operates several independent labels and catalogs,

Source: AllAccess
Published: 10 May 2021

'Go get that cup of coffee': Central Texas' 1st female thoracic surgeon serves up career advice

As the first female thoracic surgeon in central Texas, Rachel Medbery, MD, of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons in Austin, Texas, shared advice for women working in male-dominated fields during a recent episode of Becker's Healthcare cardiology podcast.

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 11 May 2021

Preoperative stroke before cardiac surgery does not increase risk of postoperative stroke

The optimal time when surgery can be safely performed after stroke is unknown. The purpose of this study was to investigate how cardiac surgery timing after stroke impacts postoperative outcomes ...

Source: Nature
Published: 27 Apr 2021

30 times more people waiting over 6 months for cardiac surgery than a year ago

BHF NI has called for the backlog of people waiting for surgery to be urgently addressed before it becomes too late for some patients.

Source: ITV
Published: 06 May 2021

Study: Inhaled Levosimendan Non-Inferior to IV Administration in Pediatric Surgery

In a first-of-its kind study, young children undergoing heart surgery had similar results regardless of whether they received levosimendan intravenously or via inhalation.

Source: The American Journal of Managed Care
Published: 07 May 2021

Indigenous Canadians face higher rates of death, complications after surgery, study shows

A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows Indigenous people have a 30 per cent increased risk of death after surgery.

Source: cbc.ca on MSN.com
Published: 17 May 2021

Cardiovascular Surgery Devices And Equipment Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Impact and Recovery to 2030

Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Cardiovascular Surgery Devices And Equipment Global Market Report

Source: Benzinga.com
Published: 06 May 2021

Canada’s Indigenous communities at greater risk post-surgery, study shows

Indigenous peoples had a 30 per cent increased risk of death and higher rates of complications after surgery than other populations, according to new research.

Source: Global News on MSN.com
Published: 17 May 2021

General Surgery Devices Market 2021 : Segmentation Analysis by Top Countries Data, Key Players, Market Size, Industry Share and Forecast by 2025

Minimal Invasive Surgery, Ophthalmology, Wound Care, Audiology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology and Gynecology Surgery, Plastic Surgery) and Region - Global Forecast to 2025", is anticipated to rise at a considerable rate during the forecast period, between 2020 ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 07 May 2021

Thirty times more people waiting over six months for cardiac surgery in NI than year ago

PEOPLE will die as waiting lists for heart surgery and referrals grow longer, a charity has warned. Thirty times more people are waiting over six months for cardiac surgery in the north than a year ago,

Source: The Irish News
Published: 07 May 2021

Integrated cardiothoracic residency continues to be most challenging specialty to match

for Thoracic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Otolaryngology (ENT), Plastic Surgery, and Vascular Surgery for 2010-2020. Data compared number of applicants and residency ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 30 Apr 2021

Cardiac Surgery Devices Market Excellent Revenue till 2027, Key Players – Abbott, B. Braun Melsungen, Lepu Medical, Medtronic

The perfusion disposables segment represents a considerably larger market opportunity than either catheters, beating heart surgery systems, or heart lung machines in the cardiac surgery devices market. The perfusion disposables segment is predicted to be ...

Source: PharmiWeb
Published: 20 Apr 2021

Integrated cardiothoracic residency continues to be most challenging specialty to match

"Characteristics in the Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Match: Trends in Positions, Gender, Race, and Qualifications Among Applicants when Compared with those of other Surgical Subspecialties."

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 30 Apr 2021

Global Cardiac Surgery Devices Market to Remain Concentrated in the North America Region

The perfusion disposables segment represents a considerably larger market opportunity than either catheters, beating heart surgery systems, or heart lung machines in the cardiac surgery devices ...

Source: Medgadget
Published: 20 Apr 2021

U.S. FDA Approves CytoSorbents to Initiate U.S. STAR-T Trial For Ticagrelor Removal During Cardiothoracic Surgery

In April 2020, the FDA granted CytoSorbents Breakthrough Device Designation to remove ticagrelor during cardiothoracic surgery, recognizing this major unmet medical need. Each year, ticagrelor ...

Source: Business Insider
Published: 19 Apr 2021

Cardiac Surgery

Medtronic has been a key player in the minimally invasive surgery space for the last few decades, and has made great strides more recently in robotic surgery with last year’s acquisition of ...

Source: Medgadget
Published: 19 Apr 2021