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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

Frequent surveillance imaging not associated with improved overall postoperative survival

Frequent surveillance imaging not associated with improved overall postoperative survival

World's major heart surgery organizations call for effective strategies to treat rheumatic heart disease

World's major heart surgery organizations call for effective strategies to treat rheumatic heart disease

Simplified, standardized approaches may help open heart surgery patients live longer

Simplified, standardized approaches may help open heart surgery patients live longer

Ciprofloxacin may disrupt normal functions of connective tissue

Ciprofloxacin may disrupt normal functions of connective tissue

Early surgical intervention may improve outcomes for patients with mitral valve disease

Early surgical intervention may improve outcomes for patients with mitral valve disease

Scientists win NIH grant to study discrete subaortic stenosis

Scientists win NIH grant to study discrete subaortic stenosis

Study shows AVATS procedure as safe, effective alternative for patients deemed 'inoperable'

Study shows AVATS procedure as safe, effective alternative for patients deemed 'inoperable'

Simple walking test helps identify patients at high risk for postoperative cognitive dysfunction

Simple walking test helps identify patients at high risk for postoperative cognitive dysfunction

Lymph node status after preoperative therapy determines survival of esophageal cancer patients

Lymph node status after preoperative therapy determines survival of esophageal cancer patients

NYU Langone Health surgeons successfully perform first lung transplant procedure

NYU Langone Health surgeons successfully perform first lung transplant procedure

New blood test could provide clues as to why some patients are at higher risk after heart attack

New blood test could provide clues as to why some patients are at higher risk after heart attack

Challenges and rewards for women who choose to be both CT surgeons and mothers

Challenges and rewards for women who choose to be both CT surgeons and mothers

Coronary artery bypass grafting provides better long-term outcomes in younger patients

Coronary artery bypass grafting provides better long-term outcomes in younger patients

Refusing surgery decreases chance of beating esophageal cancer, study finds

Refusing surgery decreases chance of beating esophageal cancer, study finds

1 in 7 patients at risk for persistent opioid use after lung surgery

1 in 7 patients at risk for persistent opioid use after lung surgery

NYU Langone Health introduces new lung transplant program

NYU Langone Health introduces new lung transplant program

NYU Langone Health launches new heart transplant program

NYU Langone Health launches new heart transplant program

'Aggressive' surgery for early stage lung cancer provides better outcomes

'Aggressive' surgery for early stage lung cancer provides better outcomes