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Preventing post-operative delirium may improve recovery of cognitive ability in cardiac patients

Preventing post-operative delirium may improve recovery of cognitive ability in cardiac patients

Pre-operative aspirin therapy may reduce risk of acute kidney failure after CABG surgery

Pre-operative aspirin therapy may reduce risk of acute kidney failure after CABG surgery

Post-revascularization exercise echo ‘of little benefit’

Post-revascularization exercise echo ‘of little benefit’

Some patients mistakenly undergo bypass surgery after diagnostic angiography

Some patients mistakenly undergo bypass surgery after diagnostic angiography

Janssen submits XARELTO sNDA with FDA to reduce risk of stent thrombosis in ACS patients

Janssen submits XARELTO sNDA with FDA to reduce risk of stent thrombosis in ACS patients

CABG offers higher survival rates for older adults with CHD than PCI

CABG offers higher survival rates for older adults with CHD than PCI

Only 21 states require public reporting of hospital data on surgical site infections

Only 21 states require public reporting of hospital data on surgical site infections

Kips Bay Medical fourth quarter net sales decrease to $94,000

Kips Bay Medical fourth quarter net sales decrease to $94,000

Persistent depression may increase risk of cognitive decline in older patients with CAD

Persistent depression may increase risk of cognitive decline in older patients with CAD

Aspirin decreases risk of major complications from cardiac surgery

Aspirin decreases risk of major complications from cardiac surgery

Pall applies patent with USPTO for disposable, closed cell collection and seeding system

Pall applies patent with USPTO for disposable, closed cell collection and seeding system

South Asian patients with CAD more likely to need repeat PCI procedures

South Asian patients with CAD more likely to need repeat PCI procedures

South Asian cardiac patients three times as likely to require repeat treatment following PCI

South Asian cardiac patients three times as likely to require repeat treatment following PCI

Stem cell therapy for heart failure: two studies two successes

Stem cell therapy for heart failure: two studies two successes

NYU Langone recognized as leading cardiovascular hospital in the U.S.

NYU Langone recognized as leading cardiovascular hospital in the U.S.

Study: Pneumonia the most common serious infection post-heart surgery

Study: Pneumonia the most common serious infection post-heart surgery

Capsules: Study finds potential, challenges for bundled payments

Capsules: Study finds potential, challenges for bundled payments

'Bundling' pay to doctors and hospitals is challenging

'Bundling' pay to doctors and hospitals is challenging

First Edition: November 8, 2011

First Edition: November 8, 2011

Patients with AB blood type 20% less likely to die after CABG surgery

Patients with AB blood type 20% less likely to die after CABG surgery