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Survival of early stage lung cancer patients improves with advancement in surgery, radiation

Survival of early stage lung cancer patients improves with advancement in surgery, radiation

Blood transfusions should be gender matched between donor and recipient

Blood transfusions should be gender matched between donor and recipient

CRI scientists challenge oldest concept in tumor metabolism

CRI scientists challenge oldest concept in tumor metabolism

Delayed diagnosis of heart disease in women may contribute to differences in treatment

Delayed diagnosis of heart disease in women may contribute to differences in treatment

New trial examines whether compound given before and after bypass surgery mitigates cognitive deficits

New trial examines whether compound given before and after bypass surgery mitigates cognitive deficits

PinnacleHealth’s new technology helps protect patients from risk of stroke during TAVR

PinnacleHealth’s new technology helps protect patients from risk of stroke during TAVR

Female patients with esophageal cancer have superior response to treatment, study reveals

Female patients with esophageal cancer have superior response to treatment, study reveals

JHH Nutrition Score can help quickly identify heart surgery patients at risk for malnutrition

JHH Nutrition Score can help quickly identify heart surgery patients at risk for malnutrition

Novel method using 3D-printed patches offers potential treatment for ischemia

Novel method using 3D-printed patches offers potential treatment for ischemia

Extensive surgical repair of type A aortic dissection results in better long-term outcomes

Extensive surgical repair of type A aortic dissection results in better long-term outcomes

Study: Patients operated by higher volume mitral surgeons experience lower mortality and reoperations

Study: Patients operated by higher volume mitral surgeons experience lower mortality and reoperations

AATS consensus statement offers guidance on surgical ablation for treatment of atrial fibrillation

AATS consensus statement offers guidance on surgical ablation for treatment of atrial fibrillation

Doctors perform first-ever robotic, minimally-invasive surgical removal of stage IV tumor thrombus

Doctors perform first-ever robotic, minimally-invasive surgical removal of stage IV tumor thrombus

AATS guidelines offer clear recommendations for treating ischemic mitral regurgitation

AATS guidelines offer clear recommendations for treating ischemic mitral regurgitation

Investigational device aims to minimize risk of cerebral damage during TAVR

Investigational device aims to minimize risk of cerebral damage during TAVR

Continuation of statins may improve survival following heart surgery, research shows

Continuation of statins may improve survival following heart surgery, research shows

Study finds 78% postoperative stroke reduction with ‘no-touch’ beating heart bypass surgery

Study finds 78% postoperative stroke reduction with ‘no-touch’ beating heart bypass surgery

Researchers developing compact respiratory assist device for children with lung failure

Researchers developing compact respiratory assist device for children with lung failure

STS releases first publicly accessible report of outcomes from lung cancer surgery

STS releases first publicly accessible report of outcomes from lung cancer surgery

VTCRI scientist receives $2.1 million grant for research to combat heart disease

VTCRI scientist receives $2.1 million grant for research to combat heart disease