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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

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