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Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting

Coronary angioplasty and stenting is done to open up blood vessels in the heart. You may need the procedure after a heart attack, or if your vessels are clog...  
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over 3 years ago
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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)

This surgery is one way to treat blocked areas in the arteries of the heart. See how the surgery is done, and what to expect before and after.  
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over 3 years ago
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ICD: Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

An ICD helps people with serious heart rhythm problems. It sits in the chest, and sends a shock to the heart when it senses an abnormal rhythm. See how it wo...  
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over 3 years ago
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Conscious Sedation Same as Anesthetic for Stroke Thrombectomy

SIESTA, the first randomized trial comparing general anesthesia and conscious sedation, has shown similar short-term outcomes in stroke patients undergoing endovascular treatment.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Lung Transplantation

Antibody-mediated rejection may negatively impact lung transplant prognosis, according to a new study.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Stenting vs Endarterectomy for Carotid Artery Stenosis

Commentary on a study comparing low-cost mesh with commercial mesh for the repair of inguinal hernias, published in the New England Journal of Medicine.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Stenting vs Endarterectomy: Long-term Results

Dr Barclay discusses the long-term, 10-year follow-up of CREST, which compared stenting and endarterectomy in carotid artery stenosis.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Cardioband, a Transcatheter Mitral Valve Annuloplasty System

Initial reports show encouraging results for the Cardioband adjustable annuloplasty system, a percutaneous direct annuloplasty device for mitral valve repair.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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3D Printing as an Aid to Airway Evaluation After Tracheotomy

Read how a 3D-printed airway model was successfully used for airway evaluation in a patient with a difficult airway.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Ocular Complications After Cardiac Intervention

Retinal artery occlusion is a potential complication of percutaneous coronary intervention. Find out what there is to know.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Trends in Adults With ACHD Undergoing Heart Transplantation

Transplantation is an established treatment for ACHD with end-stage HF, but post-transplantation early mortality is high. This study analyzed temporal changes in outcomes of ACHD HT recipients.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Long-term Outcome Following Tracheostomy in Critical Care

In this article, the long-term outcomes and complications associated with surgical tracheostomies and percutaneous techniques are examined. How do they compare?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Scopes Galore! - INTENSIVE

Among the great things about the training programme for doctors at The Alfred ICU are the weekly Airway and Bronchoscopy sessions. These are ‘hands on’ sessions covering every facet of critical care airway management and bronchoscopy.  
intensiveblog.com
almost 4 years ago
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Dr. Smith's ECG Blog: Initial Reperfusion T-waves, Followed by Pseudonormalization. Diagnosis?

Instructive ECGs in Clinical Context ----Archives, Popular Posts, and an Index of all ECGs are down the right-hand side.  
hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.com
almost 4 years ago
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Timing of Tracheotomy in ICU Patients

How do outcomes compare between early and late tracheotomy in critically ill patients?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Avinger's New Pantheris OCT Image Guided Atherectomy Device Cleared by FDA |

  Avinger, a Redwood City, CA firm, obtained 510(k) clearance from the FDA to introduce its latest Pantheris lumivascular atherectomy device. It's the  
medgadget.com
almost 4 years ago
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Carotid artery stenting is as effective as carotid endarterectomy, study shows

Carotid artery stenting achieves a similarly low risk of death, stroke, and myocardial infarction (MI) to carotid endarterectomy in older patients with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis, shows a randomised trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine that also showed similar rates of stroke and survival at five years.1  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Carotid artery stenting is as effective as carotid endarterectomy, study shows

Carotid artery stenting achieves a similarly low risk of death, stroke, and myocardial infarction (MI) to carotid endarterectomy in older patients with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis, shows a randomised trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine that also showed similar rates of stroke and survival at five years.1  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Carotid artery stenting is as effective as carotid endarterectomy, study shows

Carotid artery stenting achieves a similarly low risk of death, stroke, and myocardial infarction (MI) to carotid endarterectomy in older patients with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis, shows a randomised trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine that also showed similar rates of stroke and survival at five years.1  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago