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Dual therapy offers both benefit and risk after common type of cardiac surgery

Dual therapy offers both benefit and risk after common type of cardiac surgery

Five-year, $2.7 million grant could help determine the best treatment for lung cancer patients

Five-year, $2.7 million grant could help determine the best treatment for lung cancer patients

Cigarette smokers who try to quit often become dual nicotine users

Cigarette smokers who try to quit often become dual nicotine users

Online tool accurately predicts the likelihood for post-operative ICU need

Online tool accurately predicts the likelihood for post-operative ICU need

Study finds a promising new target for immunity-boosting cancer treatments

Study finds a promising new target for immunity-boosting cancer treatments

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

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

Two forms of heart bypass surgery provide similar patient outcomes, study reveals

Two forms of heart bypass surgery provide similar patient outcomes, study reveals

New practice guideline offers recommendations for managing patients with type B aortic dissection

New practice guideline offers recommendations for managing patients with type B aortic dissection

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

Alternative statistical method can make clinical trials more reliable and trustworthy

Alternative statistical method can make clinical trials more reliable and trustworthy

A Day in the Life of a Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

A Day in the Life of a Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

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