Patient Care China and Cambodia will work together on a program to provide free heart surgery to 100 Cambodian children with congenital heart disease.
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In Global News: 3D Printing Tracheas, Free Heart Surgery for Children, and a Test for Barrett’s Esophagus
January 19, 2018
In Global News: Robotically Coaxing Esophageal Growth, Sauna for Your Health, and Canada’s First Inuk Cardiac Surgeon
January 12, 2018
January 8, 2018
A refreshing brief editorial comment on hydrohemodynamics on the occasion of critiquing a manuscript on related echocardiographic computations in neonates. The focus is on the Laplacean principles of compliance/elastance applied to the left ventricle.
January 1, 2018
Incredible story about how American Heart Association President Dr John Warner suffered a cardiac arrest after his presidential address and was subsequently saved by two bystanders. This story emphasizes the fortune of being in the right place at the right time, but more importantly, the public value of knowing CPR.
In Global News: Professional Athletes and Large Aortas, the Apple Watch and AFib, and a Second Surgery For Billy Kimmel
December 8, 2017
Patient Care US states that implemented policies for screening newborns for critical congenital heart disease have seen reductions in infant cardiac deaths compared to states that didn’t implement screening.
December 7, 2017
This study encompasses 2,363 pediatric patients who underwent cardiac surgery before and after the implementation of an acuity adaptable care model. Under the conventional model, patients moved among units and care teams based on age, operative status, and acuity.
December 1, 2017
November 28, 2017
This video was filmed on a cardiac surgery mission to Enugu Nigeria, led by Emily Farkas and sponsored by CardioStart and the VOOM Foundation.
November 3, 2017
Patient Care Ambulances specially tailored to respond to cardiac emergencies will go into service in Goa, India, at the beginning of 2018.
Marfan Syndrome: Single-Stage Surgical Repair of Pectus Excavatum Combined With Mitral Valve Repair and David Procedure
October 31, 2017
This article describes a single-stage surgical repair of pectus excavatum combined with mitral valve repair and David procedure in a patient with Marfan syndrome.