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Cardiac surgeons at Birmingham hospital must submit weekly mortality data after higher than expected deaths

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham has been told to submit weekly returns on its cardiac surgery mortality after more patients died there than would have been expected.  
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almost 4 years ago
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Cardiac surgeons at Birmingham hospital must submit weekly mortality data after higher than expected deaths

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham has been told to submit weekly returns on its cardiac surgery mortality after more patients died there than would have been expected.  
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almost 4 years ago
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Birmingham's QE Hospital: 'Bullying culture stopped speaking out' - BBC News

A culture of bullying at an NHS trust prevented staff from speaking out about the number of heart surgery patients who were dying, a report finds.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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Culture of bullying at Birmingham hospital prevented staff from reporting high cardiac death rates

An NHS hospital under investigation for its high mortality rates from cardiac surgery saw a culture of bullying develop that prevented staff from speaking out against poor care, a damning report has found.  
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almost 4 years ago
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Culture of bullying at Birmingham hospital prevented staff from reporting high cardiac death rates

An NHS hospital under investigation for its high mortality rates from cardiac surgery saw a culture of bullying develop that prevented staff from speaking out against poor care, a damning report has found.  
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almost 4 years ago
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Culture of bullying at Birmingham hospital prevented staff from reporting high cardiac death rates

An NHS hospital under investigation for its high mortality rates from cardiac surgery saw a culture of bullying develop that prevented staff from speaking out against poor care, a damning report has found.  
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almost 4 years ago
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Man's surgery wait death 'avoidable', says ombudsman - BBC News

A patient died while waiting nearly a year for heart surgery because of unacceptable waiting times for tests, a watchdog says.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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FDA Rejects Eagle Pharma's Anticoagulant

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to prevent blood clots in certain patients undergoing heart surgery.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Effect of restrictive versus liberal transfusion strategies on outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease in a non-cardiac surgery setting: systematic review and meta-analysis

Objective To compare patient outcomes of restrictive versus liberal blood transfusion strategies in patients with cardiovascular disease not undergoing cardiac surgery.  
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almost 4 years ago
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Effect of restrictive versus liberal transfusion strategies on outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease in a non-cardiac surgery setting: systematic review and meta-analysis

Objective To compare patient outcomes of restrictive versus liberal blood transfusion strategies in patients with cardiovascular disease not undergoing cardiac surgery.  
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almost 4 years ago
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Rhythm vs Rate Control: A Toss-up for Postoperative AF

The word from a randomized trial on managing atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: rhythm control and rate control are similarly effective as initial strategies, as is has been long established for other AF.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Post-Cardiac Surgery Atrial Fibrillation and the Wisdom of Voltaire

Dr John Mandrola discusses rate control vs rhythm control after cardiac surgery in light of a new study presented here at ACC 2016.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Rate vs Rhythm for Post-op AF: Neutral Trial, Positive Message

Drs Mandrola and Gillinov discuss the ACC late-breaking clinical trial testing rate- vs rhythm control for the management of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Excellent Outcomes

For select patients, minimally invasive mitral valve (mini-MVR) surgery provides excellent outcomes without increasing hospital costs, compared with conventional mitral valve surgery, according to results from the Virginia Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative (VCSQI) database.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Perioperative Rosuvastatin Fails to Curb Cardiac Surgery Complications

Although the adverse effects on renal function may relate to patient ethnicity or rosuvastatin use, "a class effect of statin therapy in patients undergoing cardiac surgery cannot be ruled out," the authors said.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Giving patients rosuvastatin before surgery does not prevent complications, study finds

Perioperative rosuvastatin does not prevent postoperative atrial fibrillation or perioperative myocardial damage in patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery and is associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury, a large randomised study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown.1  
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almost 4 years ago
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Giving patients rosuvastatin before surgery does not prevent complications, study finds

Perioperative rosuvastatin does not prevent postoperative atrial fibrillation or perioperative myocardial damage in patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery and is associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury, a large randomised study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown.1  
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almost 4 years ago
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Slow Gait in Elderly Portends Cardiac Operative Mortality

Screening older adults with the 5-m gait-speed test may "highlight unrecognized risk" before cardiac surgery and serves as an independent predictor of operative mortality, experts report.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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May 20 Cardiology News

Slow gait speed before heart surgery, BP meds and falls in the elderly, medication nonadherence and the challenges of studying cell-therapies are reviewed in this week’s podcast.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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A Novel Combined-Catheter to Monitor Atrial Pressures

Is this new catheterization method a safe and accurate way to monitor atrial pressure in pediatric cardiac surgery patients?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago