Patient Care and General Interest
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In Global News: Emergency Windpipe Repair, Drug Use and Endocarditis, and Ticagrelor Versus Aspirin After CABG
November 30, 2018
November 21, 2018
This video demonstrates a heart transplant for a patient with failed Fontan circulation.
November 16, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest An accident during a sword swallowing trick was bad news for the performer’s esophagus.
October 26, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest Earl Bakken, Medtronic co-founder and inventor of the pacemaker, has died at age 94.
Bileaflet Polytetrafluoroethylene Conduits for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction in Small Children
October 22, 2018
Bicuspid-valved polytetrafluoroethylene conduits are an excellent choice for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction in patients aged less than two years.
In Global News: Stage IV Lung Cancer Patient Completes IRONMAN, Youngest Person in USA to Receive Heartmate 3, and Carpal Tunnel Link to Cardiac Amyloidosis
October 19, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest The Boston Marathon race director, who has run the marathon 46 straight times, underwent triple bypass surgery last Friday at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital.
In Global News: Wearable Ultrasound Patch to Monitor Blood Pressure in Deep Arteries, GALILEO Trial Halted, and CABG With Radial Artery Grafts
October 12, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest A family in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, whose 13-month-old daughter was born with pulmonic stenosis, has adopted a dog with the same congenital heart defect.
In Global News: World Heart Day, Treating Rheumatic Heart Disease in Rwanda, and TAVR Versus SAVR at TCT
September 28, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest Saturday, September 29 is World Heart Day! This year’s theme is “My Heart, Your Heart.”
Symptomatic Tetralogy of Fallot in Young Infants: Primary Repair or Shunt—Pediatric Health Information System Database Analysis
September 18, 2018
This study compares the early outcomes and hospital charges associated with early primary repair vs systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt for neonates and young infants.
September 11, 2018
In this Men's Journal feature, Dr. William Novick describes his beginnings in international congenital heart surgery and how the personal credo: "Screw politics, screw religion; I'm here to help" has landed him inside the operating rooms of some of the world's most hostile regions.