Liverpool radio legend Billy Butler was admitted to hospital just before Christmas to be treated for a heart condition. His son Lee Butler revealed the news on social media, along with a picture of Billy, who will celebrate his 80th birthday later this month. The veteran broadcaster was famous among
This article was originally published here J Cardiovascular Med (Hagerstown). 2022 Jan 10. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000001296. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The number of elderly patients undergoing heart surgery is increasing. Age over 80 years has been identified as an important independent risk factor for short- and long-term survival. The
Before the school year, Rocklin “Rock” Beaudrie was diagnosed with Ebstein anomaly, a rare heart defect that is present at the time of birth but is not always detected. On October 1, 2020, Beaudrie underwent open heart surgery, a day her family said she wasn’t expecting. Rocklins’ mother Keari Beaudrie
SINGAPORE – A sci-fi trope has come true with Singapore’s first holography-guided heart surgery successfully conducted by a team of surgeons from the National University Heart Center in Singapore (NUHCS). Doctors, wearing holographic visors, could see a three-dimensional (3D) hologram of the patient’s heart, derived from a scanner and projected
Many patients who have heart surgery may be able to safely and effectively control postoperative pain without opioids after hospital discharge, according to research published online today in Annals of Thoracic Surgery. In some cases, patients assume that after surgery, especially a major operation like heart surgery, they will need
Two senior cardiologists from the Rainbow Children’s Heart Institute in Hyderabad have successfully performed heart surgery on the 9-month-old grandson of the Prime Minister of Myanmar. Prime Minister U Min Aung Hlaing in the middle with the doctors from Hyderabad. Doctors in Hyderabad have been invited to perform an intervention
By American Heart Association News, Health Day reporter (Health day) TUESDAY, Jan.4, 2022 (American Heart Association News) – Kenneth Horsey was digging through a pile of ribs with his family after church. It was Easter Sunday 2018 and Kenneth had a lot to look forward to in the coming months.
MaharashtraMinister of Medical Education and Cultural Affairs Amit Deshmukh congratulated Dr Kalyan Munde, Head of Cardiology at JJ Hospital, for successfully performing surgery on a two month old child. According to reports, ventricular communication surgery (VDS) was performed on a two-month-old baby weighing 3.5 kg in Bombay‘s JJ Hospital last
CLEVELAND (WEWS) – Doctors in Ohio have successfully removed a tumor from an unborn baby’s heart. This is only the second time in medical history that fetal surgery has been performed. “People tell me that he’s definitely a miracle, that he’s a gift from God,” said Samantha Drinnon, the mother.