In an interview with HCP LiveCandice Lee, MD, McGinnis Thoracic & Cardiovascular Associates, Allegheny General Hospital, discusses the challenges of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) care and treatment options for patients diagnosed with this rare condition. Lee, a cardiac surgeon, is an expert in pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) surgery, potentially theRead More →

According to a new study published in Circulation Research, children whose genetic makeup predicts high blood pressure in adulthood are more likely to survive surgery to repair a congenital heart defect. The findings could help inform treatment strategies and improve outcomes for children undergoing congenital heart defect repair procedures, saidRead More →

Amid the ongoing invasion of Ukraine, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) said it has suspended memberships in the Russian Society of Cardiology and the Belarusian Society of Cardiologists. And cardiologists from Russia or Belarus are banned from any ESC event. High-sensitivity troponin I jumps after heart surgery must beRead More →

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is the first site in North Carolina and one of the first two hospitals in the Southeast region to offer the Medtronic Harmony™ Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV), an FDA-cleared treatment for patients pediatric and adult patients with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). TOF is a commonRead More →

Doctors at a hospital Kalyan successfully performed open heart surgery on Dinkar Patil (56) with a heart attack due to Triple Vascular Disease (TVD) which led to blockage of blood vessels. The patient was rushed to the hospital with complaints like chest pain, palpitations and chest heaviness. After the surgery,Read More →

Since Dalmasso is an older patient and has already had 2 open-heart surgeries, his interventional cardiologist, Benjamin Galper, MD, MPH, told him he was a good candidate for a treatment called TAVR, short for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. TAVR involves threading a catheter (a tube with a small opening) throughRead More →

A disabled children’s charity is appealing urgently for help to fund vital equipment for 41 children, including a six-year-old girl from Bromley with Down syndrome. Six-year-old Katherine McCann is in urgent need of a specialist buggy costing £735 – contributing £52,000 worth of equipment to the Newlife charity’s waiting list.Read More →

A three-year-old boy from Cyprus who was denied life-saving heart surgery last week because his parents were not vaccinated has finally been taken to Greece, where he is now awaiting surgery. Prior to his admission to the pediatric clinic at Mitera Hospital, where he remains under the care of Dr.Read More →

The Scott County Humane Society (SCHS) is making progress with plans to build a new adoption center and fund special surgery for one of its adoptive dogs, though more donations are still needed. Carrie Thayer Cardwell, SCHS development advisor for the adoption center project, said they have raised $325,000 ofRead More →

A mum has warned parents to always listen to their parental instincts, after concerns about her newborn baby’s breathing later led to emergency heart surgery when her son was just 16 days old. “We were very lucky that George’s heart condition was corrected in time,” Brisbane mother Emily Galloway wroteRead More →

Abhijit Nath, NET Correspondent, Tripura Agartala, 22nd January 2022: Marking a new milestone in the medical history of Tripura, Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC) and Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital (GBP) have successfully conducted the first of their open heart surgery on a middle-aged patient. Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital popularly knownRead More →

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. TheRead More →

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 projectedRead More →

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 lastRead More →

Posted December 24, 2021 At 13 months old, Jodie Adeola, who has been diagnosed with congenital heart disease, needs N4m to undergo heart surgery. His father, Michael, in a letter to The punch, said her daughter was diagnosed with two large holes in the heart and with Down’s syndrome, whichRead More →

Over half a million Australians are currently living with a type of heart valve disease (HVD) known as mitral regurgitation (MR) which, if left untreated, can lead to heart failure. , but the Heart of the Sunshine Coast Headquarters now provide a new ‘keyhole procedure that can be performed nearRead More →

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters (Health day) FRIDAY, December 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Recovery after heart surgery can be painful. Corn a new study suggests that patients do not need potentially addicting prescription opioids to control this postoperative discomfort. “This study shows that discharge without opioidRead More →

FRIDAY, December 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Recovery after heart surgery can be painful. Corn a new study suggests that patients do not need potentially addicting prescription opioids to control this postoperative discomfort. “This study shows that discharge without opioid pain reliever after cardiac surgery is extremely well tolerated byRead More →

VA experts in artificial intelligence teach computers to think like “perfusionists” – the operating room staff who use heart-lung machines during surgery. Doctors often stop a patient’s heart during major heart surgery. In this situation, a perfusionist uses a heart-lung bypass machine. The machine supplies the necessary blood and oxygenRead More →

As part of its efforts to focus on cardiology and heart-related procedures and treatments, Owensboro Regional Health Hospital recently launched its Structural Cardiology program. Through the program, under the leadership of Dr Ashish Rastogi, the hospital began performing catheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures to treat patients with aortic stenosis.Read More →

By American Heart Association News, Health Day reporter (Health day) WEDNESDAY, Nov. 24, 2021 (American Heart Association News) – On a day of exaggerated and gender-revealing parties, Traci Poore was different. She and her first husband didn’t want to know if they were going to have a boy or aRead More →

Suppressing the pro-inflammatory complement pathway using sutimlimab, in addition to other measures, may help prevent red blood cell destruction in patients with cold agglutinin disease (CDD) undergoing surgery major, suggests a recent case report The study, “Sutimlimab, an investigational C1s inhibitor, effectively prevents exacerbation of hemolytic anemia in a patientRead More →

“If you think this relationship is rare, you are absolutely right.” That’s what Dr Michael Argenziano, chief of the adult cardiac surgery department at Columbia University, says about the long-standing and ever-expanding association between the Ivy League school and Stamford Health. In the final chapter of this partnership, the HeartRead More →

McLaren Flint’s Award-Winning Cardiac Program Offers Comprehensive Treatment Options November 17, 2021 Author: Sherry Farney Heart disease has been and continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Decades ago, McLaren FlintRead More →

The patient was diagnosed with a case of ruptured valsalva sinus in the right ventricular outflow port with severe aortic regurgitation. It’s a rare heart disease which, if not treated in time, can lead to death, doctors say Complicated heart surgery was performed on a patient in the Department ofRead More →

November 15, 2021 The chance to be closer to home brought Dr. Phillip Burch to Children’s of Mississippi. Now as the head of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, he wants children and families across the state to have the same opportunity of care. Burch, from Alabama, joined the Heart Center leadership teamRead More →