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AHA statement provides steps for reducing stroke risk in patients undergoing heart surgery

AHA statement provides steps for reducing stroke risk in patients undergoing heart surgery

Shielding stem cells with novel biomaterial can reduce heart attack damage

Shielding stem cells with novel biomaterial can reduce heart attack damage

A new perspective on lung cancer

A new perspective on lung cancer

First-of-its-kind vehicle for lung screening brings health care directly to patients

First-of-its-kind vehicle for lung screening brings health care directly to patients

Severely injured donor lungs can be successfully recovered outside the body

Severely injured donor lungs can be successfully recovered outside the body

COVID-19 patients at high risk for developing complications associated with blood clots

COVID-19 patients at high risk for developing complications associated with blood clots

Use of radial artery in heart bypass surgery associated with better patient outcomes

Use of radial artery in heart bypass surgery associated with better patient outcomes

Frailty plays a key role in outcomes following mitral valve procedures

Frailty plays a key role in outcomes following mitral valve procedures

TSF awards new grants to support research and education programs in cardiothoracic surgery

TSF awards new grants to support research and education programs in cardiothoracic surgery

Purdue-developed 'fluorescent markers' begin Phase 3 clinical trials

Purdue-developed 'fluorescent markers' begin Phase 3 clinical trials

Research favors the use of surgical aortic valve replacement in young and middle-aged adults

Research favors the use of surgical aortic valve replacement in young and middle-aged adults

Patients can be discharged 3 days after open heart surgery without increased risk for complications

Patients can be discharged 3 days after open heart surgery without increased risk for complications

New technology enhances visualization of lung cancer tissue, helps improve patient outcomes

New technology enhances visualization of lung cancer tissue, helps improve patient outcomes

BHF announces shortlist of four CVD research projects competing for £30 million award

BHF announces shortlist of four CVD research projects competing for £30 million award

Heart transplants from hepatitis C–positive donors could help overcome organ shortage

Heart transplants from hepatitis C–positive donors could help overcome organ shortage

AATS calls for transparency of clinical research data

AATS calls for transparency of clinical research data

Study may lead to increased use of donor hearts for transplantation

Study may lead to increased use of donor hearts for transplantation

STS deeply disappointed as FDA's new ban fails to clear all flavored e-cigarettes

STS deeply disappointed as FDA's new ban fails to clear all flavored e-cigarettes

New collaboration aims to provide solutions for patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome

New collaboration aims to provide solutions for patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Surgery can improve survival rate for oldest patients with early stage lung cancer

Surgery can improve survival rate for oldest patients with early stage lung cancer