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Researchers develop a bioresorbable pacemaker to temporarily monitor and control heart rate

Researchers develop a bioresorbable pacemaker to temporarily monitor and control heart rate

Northwestern University scientists unveil a smart, bioresorbable transient pacemaker

Northwestern University scientists unveil a smart, bioresorbable transient pacemaker

Aggressively warming patients during surgery offers no benefit, study says

Aggressively warming patients during surgery offers no benefit, study says

A medium-chain fatty acid may help protect against heart attack injuries

A medium-chain fatty acid may help protect against heart attack injuries

Researchers find considerable differences in performance between different artificial heart valves

Researchers find considerable differences in performance between different artificial heart valves

NEJM editorial highlights the difficulty of diagnosing heart attacks in postoperative patients

NEJM editorial highlights the difficulty of diagnosing heart attacks in postoperative patients

Study finds new benchmark for measuring the risk of death from heart surgery

Study finds new benchmark for measuring the risk of death from heart surgery

Cognitive changes following major surgery not linked with changes in Alzheimer's-related biomarkers

Cognitive changes following major surgery not linked with changes in Alzheimer's-related biomarkers

Neighborhood socioeconomic status associated with poorer patient outcomes after heart surgery

Neighborhood socioeconomic status associated with poorer patient outcomes after heart surgery

Reducing OR availability by 15% helps address hospital staff shortage caused by the pandemic

Reducing OR availability by 15% helps address hospital staff shortage caused by the pandemic

Cedars-Sinai experts conduct a national analysis on COVID-19 lung transplants

Cedars-Sinai experts conduct a national analysis on COVID-19 lung transplants

Some heart surgery patients may be able to control postoperative pain without opioids

Some heart surgery patients may be able to control postoperative pain without opioids

First-responder cells launching the repair after heart attack promote inflammation overdrive

First-responder cells launching the repair after heart attack promote inflammation overdrive

Study: Middle-aged men are more likely to die after surgery than women

Study: Middle-aged men are more likely to die after surgery than women

A Day in the Life of a Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

A Day in the Life of a Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Drug-coated balloon catheters help battle myocardial infarction

Drug-coated balloon catheters help battle myocardial infarction

Posterior left pericardiotomy linked to prevention of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery

Posterior left pericardiotomy linked to prevention of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery

Newly discovered molecule could be used to prevent collateral harm to vital organs during surgery

Newly discovered molecule could be used to prevent collateral harm to vital organs during surgery

Nearly 20% of adults have elevated troponin levels after major non-cardiac surgery

Nearly 20% of adults have elevated troponin levels after major non-cardiac surgery

Cardiothoracic surgeons implant novel type of artificial heart in a female patient

Cardiothoracic surgeons implant novel type of artificial heart in a female patient