Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery News and Research

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Coronary Artery Bypass is surgery in which a healthy blood vessel taken from another part of the body is used to make a new path for blood around a blocked artery leading to the heart. This restores the flow of oxygen and nutrients to the heart. Also called aortocoronary bypass and CAB.
Continuation of statins may improve survival following heart surgery, research shows

Continuation of statins may improve survival following heart surgery, research shows

Stents can be as effective as surgery for many patients with left main coronary artery disease

Stents can be as effective as surgery for many patients with left main coronary artery disease

Cleveland Clinic cancer researchers receive $2.4 million grant from NIH NHLBI

Cleveland Clinic cancer researchers receive $2.4 million grant from NIH NHLBI

Retroviral replicating vector can extend lives of brain cancer patients

Retroviral replicating vector can extend lives of brain cancer patients

Severe obesity may contribute to infection risk after bypass surgery

Severe obesity may contribute to infection risk after bypass surgery

New IsoPSA test identifies molecular structural changes in protein biomarkers to detect prostate cancer

New IsoPSA test identifies molecular structural changes in protein biomarkers to detect prostate cancer

Review focuses on autologous cell therapy that can be applied to cardiac surgery

Review focuses on autologous cell therapy that can be applied to cardiac surgery

Losmapimod drug fails to meet primary endpoint in clinical trial

Losmapimod drug fails to meet primary endpoint in clinical trial

Two common approaches to post-operative AF equally safe, effective

Two common approaches to post-operative AF equally safe, effective

Evolocumab could be more effective than ezetimibe in lowering cholesterol in statin-intolerant patients

Evolocumab could be more effective than ezetimibe in lowering cholesterol in statin-intolerant patients

Cholesterol drug evacetrapib fails to reduce risk of cardiovascular events

Cholesterol drug evacetrapib fails to reduce risk of cardiovascular events

Study shows gut microbes alter platelet function, heightens risk of heart attack and stroke

Study shows gut microbes alter platelet function, heightens risk of heart attack and stroke

Experts create new guidelines to improve treatments for cancer patients

Experts create new guidelines to improve treatments for cancer patients

Wider geographic sharing of pediatric donor lungs can increase transplant rates for young U.S. patients

Wider geographic sharing of pediatric donor lungs can increase transplant rates for young U.S. patients

Non-invasive FFRCT test can reduce need for invasive tests in patients having chest pain

Non-invasive FFRCT test can reduce need for invasive tests in patients having chest pain

University of Utah-led study suggests that readmission to same hospital important for recovery

University of Utah-led study suggests that readmission to same hospital important for recovery

KeyBank Foundation announces $2 million grant for Cleveland Clinic, CWRU for integrated learning model

KeyBank Foundation announces $2 million grant for Cleveland Clinic, CWRU for integrated learning model

Cleveland Clinic Children's to host second annual Pediatric Innovation Summit

Cleveland Clinic Children's to host second annual Pediatric Innovation Summit

Minimally invasive surgery helps elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis live longer

Minimally invasive surgery helps elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis live longer

Having a high sense of purpose in life may lower risk of heart disease, stroke

Having a high sense of purpose in life may lower risk of heart disease, stroke