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As cutting-edge technologies collide with innovative surgical and interventional treatments for multiple coronary or vascular issues, a hybrid approach is emerging as the best path of action.

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) using transcatheter-deployed stent grafts has grown significantly in the past 10 years. While surgeons traditionally perform aneurysm repairs, experts say the...

Endovascular repair for aortic aneurysms has gained popularity in the past five to six years as physicians has learned how to use and became more comfortable with the new generations of stent...

For more than a decade, Dr. Barry T. Katzen, medical director of Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute (BCVI) in Miami, FL, has pioneered the integration of surgical and interventional procedures...

Recent developments in cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology with new percutaneous alternatives for aneurysm repair, valve replacements, shunt closure devices and aortic arch...

With the rising obesity problem in the U.S., transporting larger patients around hospitals has become more difficult and presents liability issues for the healthcare facilities, and a safety issue...

The clinical definition of intraoperative awareness — consciousness during general anesthesia — is a seemingly simple explanation for a complex, and controversial, phenomenon. Opinions surrounding...

Controlling normothermia in perioperative patients can be almost as important to their health as the surgical procedure itself. Research is revealing more and more the negative implications of...

In the world of cardiologists who treat adults with congenital heart disease, the unusual is not so very unusual and the rare is fairly commonplace. Take Wendy Book, M.D., for example — this week...