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.
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In Global News: Weaving Devices for CHD by Hand, Sodas and CAD, and Rapid Deployment Versus Conventional Valves
March 30, 2018
In Global News: Lowering the Maximum Nicotine in Cigarettes, iPS Cells for Heart Failure, and Anticoagulants and CKD
March 16, 2018
Patient Care Some Syrian refugee children have received surgery for congenital heart defects in Jordan, however many refugees in need of complex medical care are unable to receive such care.
In Global News: Smallest Heart Valve for Infants, a Modified TAVR Valve for TMVR, and Thoracic Outlet Surgery Fashion
March 9, 2018
Patient Care Carter Capps, a pitcher for professional baseball team the San Diego Padres, has made himself a necklace out of the rib surgeons removed during his thoracic outlet surgery.
Pediatric Lung Transplantation and End of Life Care in Cystic Fibrosis: Barriers and Successful Strategies
March 8, 2018
A handy view from the pediatric standpoint on an expanding indication for sequential pulmonary transplanation.
February 18, 2018
An interesting article describing the interface between medical 3D printing and art. It briefly outlines current and future applications, and it also describes constraints to the use of this technology.
In Global News: The Benefits of Exercise Before Surgery, Heart Valve Updates, and Studying Innovative HLHS Therapies
February 16, 2018
In Global News: Heart Disease Awareness Month, Understanding Aortic Disease in Women, and Cannulae Receive CE Mark
February 2, 2018
Patient Care Several charities provided free surgeries to 15 Kashmiri children with congenital heart defects at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurgaon, India.
In Global News: 3D Printing Tracheas, Free Heart Surgery for Children, and a Test for Barrett’s Esophagus
January 19, 2018
Patient Care China and Cambodia will work together on a program to provide free heart surgery to 100 Cambodian children with congenital heart disease.
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.