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Arrhythmias

July 13, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest A 7-year-old girl who received a heart transplant as an infant is now competing in the Canadian Transplant Games, which are underway at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
June 15, 2018
Find it here: The 2018 ISMICS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.
June 8, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest A charity bazaar raised money for a Shanghai Chest Hospital project that offers free heart surgery to children with congenital heart disease in China.
May 25, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest Coal miners in central Appalachia in the US have an increasing incidence of severe black lung disease and an associated increased need for lung transplantation.
May 18, 2018
Patient Care Three-dimensional heart models help patients and families understand congenital heart defects at a hospital in Seattle, Washington, USA.
April 20, 2018
Patient Care The Chinese Red Cross has announced that 25 Afghan children with congenital heart disease will receive free medical treatment in China.
April 6, 2018
Patient Care A baby in Taiwan is the third-lightest to have undergone repair of a type A interrupted aortic arch and aortopulmonary window.
March 30, 2018
Patient CareHigher risk of death from coronary artery disease was noted for Americans who drank higher quantities of sugary beverages but not for those who ate more sugary foods.
March 26, 2018
Hassan and colleagues performed a retrospective analysis of 81 patients who presented for open cardiac surgery while receiving novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC) therapy. Patients were off NOACs for a median of 4 days (IQR, 3 - 6 days) prior to surgery.

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