News tagged with bypass surgery

Some heart attack rates declining and survival improving

Coronary syndromes vary in severity, ranging from unstable angina, non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), to ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most severe diagnosis. Little data exist ...

Jan 12, 2011
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Gastric bypass alters sweet taste function

Gastric bypass surgery decreases the preference for sweet-tasting substances in obese rats, a study finding that could help in developing safer treatments for the morbidly obese, according to Penn State College of Medicine ...

Nov 02, 2010
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Transfusion rates vary extremely in cardiac bypass surgery

Transfusion rates for blood products used in a common heart surgery range from no patients to nearly all patients, and vary by hospital, according to findings from a group of researchers from Duke University Medical Center. ...

Oct 12, 2010
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