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David John Cohen, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

(MENAFN - IssueWire) New York City, May 17, 2019 ( )-Dr. Cohen has more than 45 years of experience to his credit in military and academic medicine, as well as in private practice.

Source: MENAFN
Published: 18 May 2019

New technique for minimally invasive lung cancer surgery -- ultrasonic device safe, effective

Technology device trials in thoracic surgery are uncommon, with this study being the first intraoperative device study in more than 20 years. 150 patients planned for VATS/robotic anatomical lung resection in seven centers were enrolled. PA Branches of 7mm ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 06 May 2019

Mercy Medical Center opens center for minimally invasive spine surgery

The new center will provide minimally invasive surgery procedures for the neck or cervical region of the spine as well its upper (thoracic) and lower (lumbar) areas as part of Mercy’s Neurosurgical Institute. Procedures to be offered include artificial ...

Source: MassLive
Published: 18 May 2019

Observational study of long-term persistent elevation of neurodegeneration markers after cardiac surgery

The study was approved by the Institutional Review Board at the University of Pennsylvania (#815686). The study was performed by the ethical standards in the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments. All participants in the study provided ...

Source: Nature
Published: 09 May 2019

Less-invasive surgery for lung cancer reduces risk of post-operative bleeding, complications

In a large international clinical study presented at the 99 th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Moishe Liberman, a thoracic surgeon and researcher at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM), and his ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 06 May 2019

2019 Cardiac Surgery Instruments Market Expected to Rise Remarkably to Reach US$ 1.75 Billion in Revenues, Forecast To 2023

(MENAFN - GetNews) The exclusive research report on the Cardiac Surgery Instruments Market 2019 examines the Industry in detail along with focusing on significant market dynamics for the key ...

Source: MENAFN
Published: 10 May 2019

Cardiac Surgery Instruments Market Is Projected to Report a CAGR of 5.4% Between 2017-2022

The significant increase in the prevalence of oral diseases is having a considerable impact on the demand for dental equipment, among which dental chair is an important one. The global market for dental chair is also propelled by the infrastructural ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 17 May 2019

NEPHROCHECK Biomarkers TIMP-2 and IGFBP7 Included in the ERAS “Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cardiac Surgery”

The NEPHROCHECK Test biomarkers (TIMP-2 and IGFBP7) that indicate kidney stress in advance of acute kidney injury (AKI) have been included in the “Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cardiac Surgery” which were published by the ERAS (Enhanced Recovery ...

Source: wallstreet online
Published: 13 May 2019

Lung cancer: Less invasive surgery for faster recovery

In a large international clinical study presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Moishe Liberman, a thoracic surgeon and researcher at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), and his ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 06 May 2019

A rare bypass surgery conducted at Ambedkar Hospital

At Advance Cardio-thoracic and Vascular Surgery department of Dr Bheemrao Ambedkar Memorial Hospital, Raipur the first ever ‘Aorta Bi Popliteal Bypass’ surgery, in Chhattisgarh was conducted on a 72-year-old man, to give him a new lease of life that ...

Source: The Pioneer
Published: 16 May 2019

American Association for Thoracic Surgery 99th Annual Meeting

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting is the oldest and largest cardiothoracic surgery meeting in North America. The 99th will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Center ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 06 May 2019

Med Mal Case Against Rutgers Over Back Surgery Ending in Paralysis Settles for $5 Million

Doglio awoke in the recovery room paralyzed from the mid-back down, and it was revealed that during the surgery, she sustained an injury to the spinal cord at the thoracic level. She now uses a wheelchair full time, has a permanent catheter, and requires ...

Source: Law
Published: 17 May 2019

The Heart Institute at Palmetto General Hospital Appoints New Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Antonio Laudito, MD, is appointed to the position of Medical Director of The Heart Institute at Palmetto General Hospital. Dr. Laudito is an award winning cardiothoracic surgeon. Throughout ...

Source: Miami's Community Newspapers
Published: 09 May 2019

CHLA’s Starnes Named 100th President Of Association For Thoracic Surgery

Vaughn A. Starnes, M.D., an internationally renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, chair of the Department of Surgery at USC’s Keck Medicine, and co-director of the Heart Institute and founder of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ (CHLA) Division of ...

Source: The Beverly Hills Courier
Published: 10 May 2019

Preoperative Treatment of Iron Deficiency Reduces Blood Transfusion Requirement After Cardiac Surgery

In patients with preoperative anemia and isolated iron deficiency, a combination treatment comprised of intravenous iron, subcutaneous erythropoietin alpha, vitamin B 12, and oral folic acid is associated with reduced red blood cell and total allogeneic ...

Published: 13 May 2019

ONLY ON 10/11: Behind the scenes of a triple bypass surgery

"We're going to take good care of you," said Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Rick Thompson Gary Abegglen is having a triple bypass surgery. Doctors discovered it after he felt a burning in his chest while he was snow blowing earlier this year. "Went to the ...

Source: 1011 Now
Published: 07 May 2019

Stronger Before Surgery: Better Pre-Surgical Fitness Could Improve Recovery

When J. Timothy Sherwood, M.D., a thoracic surgeon at Mary Washington Healthcare in Fredericksburg, Virginia, sees new patients slated for lung cancer surgery, he has his own preliminary assessment system: Can they climb up and down a flight of stairs?

Source: Cure Today
Published: 06 May 2019

Baton Rouge General hires surgeon to expand cardiothoracic surgery services

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Bluebonnet campus of Baton Rouge General is expanding its services in cardiothoracic surgery with the hiring of a surgeon. The expanded program is called the Baton Rouge General Physicians Cardiovascular and Thoracic Specialists.

Source: WAFB
Published: 22 Apr 2019

Open heart surgery better than stents for multivessel disease, study says

known as open heart surgery, was 7.2. percent versus 11.5 for people treated with percutaneous coronary intervention, according to a study published Wednesday in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Percutaneous coronary intervention is commonly known as ...

Published: 03 May 2019

Englewood Health names Arnofsky chief of cardiothoracic surgery

Englewood Health announced on Tuesday it has appointed Dr. Adam Arnofsky as chief of cardiothoracic surgery. A member of the hospital’s medical staff, Arnofsky has been the director of cardiac surgery services since 2009. He has served as acting chief ...

Source: NJBIZ
Published: 23 Apr 2019

Volunteer opens heart to his faith after healing cardiac surgery

For nearly 20 years, Alex Silva has trained hospice volunteers on how to ease the fears and the suffering of the dying. And every Thursday afternoon, he visits heart surgery patients to offer comfort, words of advice and, when asked, the occasional prayer.

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune
Published: 21 Apr 2019

New Data Emphasizing LivaNova Perceval Valve Durability to be Presented at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Meeting

Key findings from study at Leuven University Hospital show no explants due to structural valve deterioration in 11 years of Perceval use LivaNova PLC (LIVN), a market-leading medical technology company, today announced that new clinical data for its ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 03 May 2019

Gujarat: Rare lung surgery gives life to six-month-old

VADODARA/ ANAND: A six-month-old child suffering from a rare respiratory disorder has received a new lease of life after successfully undergoing hybrid lung isolation and thoracic surgery. According to doctors at Karamsad-based Shree Krishna Hospital ...

Published: 18 Apr 2019

Questions & answers: India native overcomes poverty to become successful thoracic surgeon

Dr. Subrato J. Deb is the director of thoracic surgical oncology at the Stephenson Cancer Center. [Provided] Dr. Subrato J. Deb oversees the growth and development of the only comprehensive ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 21 Apr 2019

What you need to know about heart valve surgery and recovery

Dr. Kenneth Liao, chief of the division of cardiothoracic transplantation and circulatory support in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, tells you what you need to know about heart valve surgery and recovery.

Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 24 Apr 2019

Mick Jagger heart surgery explained: TAVR less invasive than open-heart

"There's a will for patients to do what they want to do, but there's a huge inability to do that," said Dr. Amjad Syed, a cardiothoracic surgeon at Elkhart General. The disease is the result of a narrowing blood vessel in the heart. The physicians say the ...

Source: WNDU
Published: 18 Apr 2019

Student Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery Research

The Cardiothoracic Surgical Skills and Education Center and Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University want to stimulate interest, knowledge, and investigative research in students in Cardiothoracic Surgery fields. These named fellowships ...

Published: 26 Apr 2019

Our Say: AAMC should name new cardiac surgery center for House Speaker Mike Busch

Maryland Speaker Mike Busch would not have been surprised by the news: Anne Arundel Medical Center finally got the go-ahead last week to build its long-sought cardiac surgery center. Busch, who died earlier this month, predicted this would happen and ...

Source: Capital Gazette
Published: 23 Apr 2019

St. John’s man says wait for cardiac surgery is too long

Fox Power has had a lot of time to catch up on his reading — he’s been in St. Clare’s Hospital for weeks awaiting cardiac bypass surgery. Power says preventing long wait times and lengthy stays in hospital should be a focus of the provincial election.

Source: The Telegram
Published: 27 Apr 2019