Patient Care and General Interest One of the professional golfers who qualified for this weekend’s PGA Tour event is also a two-time heart transplant recipient.
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In Global News: Addressing Lung Cancer Treatment Disparities and Adult Heart Problems After Congenital Heart Disease
March 1, 2019
March 1, 2019
The authors present the direct ligation of a congenital coronary artery to right ventricle fistula without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass.
February 15, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest The Donor Alliance observes National Donor Day on February 14th in the US, encouraging people to #StartTheConversation about being an organ donor with their families.
In Global News: Heart Failure in Pregnancy, Unconscious Bias in CT Surgery, and Research From the STS Annual Meeting
February 8, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest
January 23, 2019
Vergnat and colleagues retrospectively evaluated long-term outcomes for neonates who underwent either balloon valvotomy or open valvoplasty between 1989 and 2015 (51 and 52 patients, respectively). Although both methods offer good survival benefits, open valvoplasty was associated with a higher freedom from operation during the follow-up period.
In Global News: Air Pollution Threatens Global Health, a PDA Occlusion Device for Premature Babies, and Medication Cost and Nonadherence
January 18, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest Air pollution tops the World Health Organization’s list of Top 10 threats to global health.
January 15, 2019
Ibezim and colleagues examined outcomes for patients undergoing their first mechanical mitral valve replacement (M-MVR) before 21 years of age. Using information from the Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium database, the authors performed a retrospective analysis of 441 children from 36 centers in the United States.
January 11, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest Ireland’s Cabinet is expected to consider opt-out organ donation legislation this spring.
January 7, 2019
The authors demonstrate a full surgical reposition of a right anomalous pulmonary artery.
December 6, 2018
Leanne Harling talks with John McKenna about the role of industry in cardiothoracic surgical advances.