A sobering editorial, read last May at the AATS, that discusses at length the ethics of ventricular assist as a super expensive therapy seen from the principle of fairness.
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December 15, 2017
Patient Care A baby in the UK has surgery to put her ectopic heart back inside her chest.
December 1, 2017
November 16, 2017
The incoming issue of the Journal comes with an interesting group of papers revolving around a provocative topic: work from Seattle on the absence of predictive value of standard pulmonary function tests in LVAD surgery. Vivek Rao takes the opportunity to present his thoughts in this brief editorial, the important central message of which cannot be
November 10, 2017
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.
In Global News: ECG via WhatsApp, TAVR on the Cheap in South Africa, and Afternoon Heart Surgery Please
October 27, 2017
October 11, 2017
Filmed at the 2017 Annual STS Meeting in Houston, Texas, Dr Robert Sade moderates a debate on the appropriate course of care in the fictional case of a child who cannot be weaned from bypass following heart surgery.
October 6, 2017
Patient Care An opera singer talks about receiving a double-lung transplant.
September 29, 2017
Patient Care A Brazilian woman ran a road race in Rio de Janiero, powered by the transplanted heart of a German Olympian that she had received only a year earlier.