Cardiovascular Surgery

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

News | Patient Monitors | June 09, 2015

June 9, 2015 - Start-up company GraftWorx was chosen as "Best in Show" at the Mid-Atlantic Bio Angels (MABA) 1st...

botox, atrial fibrillation, cardiac surgery, HRS
Feature | May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 — A study presented at Heart Rhythm 2015 found that botulinum toxin (botox) injections into epicardial...

pulmonary valve replacement, congenital, re-intervention, age, PVR
News | Congenital Heart | May 06, 2015

May 6, 2015 — A retrospective review of 633 adults and children who underwent bioprosthetic...

News | May 01, 2015

One life-threatening complication of lung cancer surgery is the formation of blood clots in the lungs (also called...

News | April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 — 3D Systems announced that a 20-month-old toddler is breathing and swallowing easier thanks to a...

News | April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015 — CareDx Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of...

transmyocardial laser revascularization

Novadaq's CO2 laser system being used to create a channel in the myocardium to promote angiogenesis in infarct tissue.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 06, 2015 | Reza Dabir, M.D.
Transmyocardial laser revascularization (TMLR or TMR) was introduced in the late 1990s as a method to offer relief to...
blood urea nitrogen, BUN, postoperative stroke, risk, test, Wake Forest Baptist
News | April 02, 2015

April 2, 2015 — The results of a blood test done...

BEST Trial
Feature | March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015 — Despite the advent of a new generation of stents, patients with multiple narrowed arteries in the...

CTSN, atrial fibrillation, surgical ablation, mitral valve surgery
News | March 18, 2015

March 18, 2015 — New study results from The Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN) show the addition of...

MICS-CABG, Grey's Anatomy, Heart Institute, McGinn Technique
News | February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015 — Looking to “bypass the ordinary,” during last week’s episode titled: “The Bed's Too Big Without...

News | January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015 — SynCardia Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to conduct a...

Cardiovascular surgery, CytoSorbents, corporeal cytokine adsorber

Image courtesy of CytoSorbents

News | January 27, 2015

January 27, 2015 — CytoSorbents Corporation announced that it has submitted an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE...

cardiovascular surgery, atrial fibrillation, Minneapolis Heart Institute Found.

Image courtesy of Seattle Children's Hospital

News | December 08, 2014

December 8, 2014 — Researchers at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation have found that when care teams started...

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