Cardiovascular Surgery

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiac surgery. This includes coronary bypass grafts, surgical valve replacements.

St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAS, LVAD, CardioStim-EHRA Europace Innovation Award 2016
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 29, 2016

June 29, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. recently announced the company received an Innovation Award for its HeartMate...

News | Stem Cell Therapies | May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 — Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the acquisition of economic rights to multiple programs owned...

aortic valve reconstruction, surgery, PinnacleHealth, Pennsylvania
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 04, 2016

May 4, 2016 — Three PinnacleHealth patients recently underwent a new procedure for...

CABG, bypass surgery, heart failure, NHLBI study
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | April 25, 2016

April 25, 2016 — Scientists have found that a greater number of patients with coronary artery disease may benefit...

post-operative atrial fibrillation, AFib, heart rate, rhythm control, ACC.16
News | Atrial Fibrillation | April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016 — In the first large randomized trial to directly compare two approaches to preventing...

CABG, mitral valve repair, ischemic mitral regurgitation, IMR, study, ACC 2016
News | Structural Heart | April 11, 2016

April 11, 2016 — Just-released two-year follow-up data comparing...

minimally invasive mitral valve repair, mini-MVR, comparison study, conventional surgery, University of Virginia
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | March 31, 2016

March 31, 2016 — Patients undergoing minimally invasive...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, TAH-t, documentary, Retro Reports, The New York Times
News | Artificial Heart | March 24, 2016

March 24, 2016 — A new documentary produced by Retro Report for The New York Times looks at the history and modern...

Bryan Tyo, Baylor University Medical Center, bridge to transplant, Total Artificial Heart
News | Artificial Heart | March 18, 2016

March 18, 2016 — A surgical team at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas successfully performed a heart...

stroke risk, cardiovascular surgery vs stenting, CREST trial, UAB, NEJM
News | Stroke | February 22, 2016

February 22, 2016 — Investigators for the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST)...

critical limb ischemia, amputations, MRI-based mapping, CLI, British Heart Foundation
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016 — A new imaging technique could reduce the need for amputation in patients with...

pulmonary artery to left atrial shunt, heart lung transplant, Oswaldo, Stanford Children's Health

2015 was a year of dramatic changes for Oswaldo and his family, seen here at his bedside, post-transplant surgery in July. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 — 2016 is starting off a whole lot better than last year for 14-year-old Oswaldo Jimenez of Salem,...

News | Hemostasis Management | January 06, 2016

January 6, 2016 — The Medicines Company announced Dec. 18 it has entered into a purchase agreement pursuant to which...

endoscopic vein-graft harvesting

An endoscopic vein-graft harvesting for a CABG procedure. Image courtesy of Maquet.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 16, 2015 | Saurabh D. Ashier, PA-C, Keck Medical Center USC

We are approaching 20 years since the introduction of endoscopic vein-graft harvesting (EVH) as a method of vessel...

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