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

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

Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone performs first-ever pediatric lung transplant

Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone performs first-ever pediatric lung transplant

Study uncovers a new way to counter immune suppression in tumors

Study uncovers a new way to counter immune suppression in tumors

Enhanced recovery after surgery program helps reduce opioid prescriptions after lung surgery

Enhanced recovery after surgery program helps reduce opioid prescriptions after lung surgery

New practice guideline includes recommendations for reducing blood loss during heart surgery

New practice guideline includes recommendations for reducing blood loss during heart surgery

Women who experience acute aortic dissection are more likely to die than men, shows study

Women who experience acute aortic dissection are more likely to die than men, shows study

Study shows that heart transplantation using donation after cardiac death with NRP is feasible in the U.S.

Study shows that heart transplantation using donation after cardiac death with NRP is feasible in the U.S.

Low-profile thoracic aortic endograft minimizes complications, increases patient pool

Low-profile thoracic aortic endograft minimizes complications, increases patient pool

Study quantifies the true incidence of venous thromboembolism post esophagectomy

Study quantifies the true incidence of venous thromboembolism post esophagectomy

Severely ill COVID-19 patients treated with ECMO did not suffer worse long-term outcomes, study finds

Severely ill COVID-19 patients treated with ECMO did not suffer worse long-term outcomes, study finds

Cell-free DNA tests can reduce the need for biopsies to detect rejection after heart transplant

Cell-free DNA tests can reduce the need for biopsies to detect rejection after heart transplant

COVID effect resulted in substantial decline in heart surgery, caused more patient deaths

COVID effect resulted in substantial decline in heart surgery, caused more patient deaths

Study shows promising outcomes of new mitral valve replacement procedure in high-risk patients

Study shows promising outcomes of new mitral valve replacement procedure in high-risk patients

Current surgical risk scores overestimate risk in mini-AVR procedures

Current surgical risk scores overestimate risk in mini-AVR procedures

Study reveals cardiac protein as a new target for different types of heart disease

Study reveals cardiac protein as a new target for different types of heart disease

UCSF researchers discover a new way to control immune system's 'natural killer' cells

UCSF researchers discover a new way to control immune system's 'natural killer' cells

Women have better survival rates after lung cancer surgery than men, study shows

Women have better survival rates after lung cancer surgery than men, study shows

Study: Two common methods used to protect the brain during aortic aneurysm repair are equally effective

Study: Two common methods used to protect the brain during aortic aneurysm repair are equally effective

Scientists engineer tissue grafts for personalized joint replacement

Scientists engineer tissue grafts for personalized joint replacement

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