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Experimental drug targets currently untreatable type of lung cancer

Experimental drug targets currently untreatable type of lung cancer

Five surgeons receive ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Awards

Five surgeons receive ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Awards

Rock icon receives replacement heart valve in New York City hospital

Rock icon receives replacement heart valve in New York City hospital

Substance use disorder can complicate postoperative valvular heart disease, shows study

Substance use disorder can complicate postoperative valvular heart disease, shows study

Cardiothoracic surgeons receive fellowship grants for new robotic programs

Cardiothoracic surgeons receive fellowship grants for new robotic programs

High-risk surgical patients with severe aortic stenosis can benefit from new TAVR system

High-risk surgical patients with severe aortic stenosis can benefit from new TAVR system

Additional heart artery stenting can help prevent future heart attacks

Additional heart artery stenting can help prevent future heart attacks

Death rates from heart failure are higher in the poorest U.S. counties

Death rates from heart failure are higher in the poorest U.S. counties

New gel reduces post-surgery scar tissue in animals

New gel reduces post-surgery scar tissue in animals

UW Medicine achieves milestone of 1,000 lung transplants

UW Medicine achieves milestone of 1,000 lung transplants

Debunking the 'July effect' for heart surgery

Debunking the 'July effect' for heart surgery

Mount Sinai receives highest quality rating for adult cardiac valve surgery

Mount Sinai receives highest quality rating for adult cardiac valve surgery

Novel technique that uses nanotechnology and photonics prevents bacterial infections on surgical implants

Novel technique that uses nanotechnology and photonics prevents bacterial infections on surgical implants

First-of-its-kind trial evaluates use of ultrasonic sealing for common thoracic surgical procedure

First-of-its-kind trial evaluates use of ultrasonic sealing for common thoracic surgical procedure

NIH-funded trial demonstrates safety of potential treatment in lung transplant patients

NIH-funded trial demonstrates safety of potential treatment in lung transplant patients

Study examines the effects of TAVR with balloon-expandable valve for low-risk patients

Study examines the effects of TAVR with balloon-expandable valve for low-risk patients

New nomogram shows promise for more accurate risk-stratification of esophageal cancers

New nomogram shows promise for more accurate risk-stratification of esophageal cancers

Study shows significant mortality benefit with CABG over percutaneous coronary intervention

Study shows significant mortality benefit with CABG over percutaneous coronary intervention

Infants born with heart defects more likely to develop heart problems later in life

Infants born with heart defects more likely to develop heart problems later in life

Study explores whether wearable patches could help patients to monitor blood pressure

Study explores whether wearable patches could help patients to monitor blood pressure