News tagged with coronary artery bypass

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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New treatment method in sight in cardiac surgery

A joint clinical trial conducted by the University Hospital and the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, found that an element in human blood, fibrinogen, is likely more vital to the blood's clotting ability in connection with ...

May 10, 2010
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3 Questions: David Jones on heart problems

(PhysOrg.com) -- With a universal health-care law set to cover all United States citizens starting in 2013, many experts are now wondering how medical costs can be contained.

Apr 23, 2010
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Study compares bypass surgery to angioplasty

At 56, Tim Obrenski found himself getting so exhausted that he couldn't even pull weeds from his garden. A visit to the cardiologist uncovered a major blockage in his heart's left main artery, and he was told he needed bypass ...

Apr 13, 2010
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