Feature | Ryan Hiett

Coronary bypass surgery, a difficult and painful way to repair major damage caused by coronary artery disease, may be on its way out — and it’s a long time coming for researchers like Douglas Losordo, M.D. After all, he’s spent the past 10 years looking into the possibilities of adult stem cell therapy as a viable alternative to the procedure.

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Feature | Kim Phelan

In the microscopic world of arterial plaque, the only positive thing about positive remodeling is that physicians can ...

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Feature | Jeffrey J. Fine, Ph.D., M.S., and Michael C. Foster, M.D., FACC, South Carolina Heart Center, Columb

An asymptomatic 75-year-old woman with a history of coronary artery disease, angioplasty, coronary artery bypass ...

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Feature | Mark Paquin

What do you think of when you hear the word simulation? Probably the first thing that comes to mind is flight simulation ...

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Feature | Ryan Hiett

As a professor of surgery and the director of a mitral valve clinic that performs 300 to 400 valve repairs each year ...

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One of the highest priorities for physicians who diagnose and treat heart failure conditions is to keep their patients ...

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Feature | Ryan Hiett

Technological advancements over the years have forced most OR methods used in 1964 into dusty, old history books and ...

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Feature | Ellen Hansen, director of Clinical Informatics Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Electronic medical information improves patient safety by providing immediate and complete access to complex patient ...

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Feature | J. Steven Hata, MD, director, Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesia and Kristy Walker

Intensive care units are highly dependent on the efficient transfer of physiological data to multiple healthcare providers. In the delivery of healthcare in 2006 there exists a strong rationale for a tight relationship between critical care and information technology (Celi, Hassan, Marquardt, Breslow, & Rosenfeld, 2001).

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Feature | Namrata Sundaresan

Blood pressure measurement is a given for patients in the hospital, but for surgical or critically ill patients — in ...

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Feature | Ryan Hiett

It’s like a never-ending battle — that’s how Lena Napolitano, M.D., describes the recent and sharp rise in nosocomial ...

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DAIC: What are some of the scenarios — decisions or investments — in which a hospital might want to consider doing a ...

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A new spot blood pressure monitoring product from Medwave can now be sold and marketed in the U.S. Primo is a handheld ...

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