Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery News and Research

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Coronary Artery Bypass is surgery in which a healthy blood vessel taken from another part of the body is used to make a new path for blood around a blocked artery leading to the heart. This restores the flow of oxygen and nutrients to the heart. Also called aortocoronary bypass and CAB.
HealthTrust Purchasing Group signs 3-year vascular graft procurement contract with MAQUET Cardiovascular

HealthTrust Purchasing Group signs 3-year vascular graft procurement contract with MAQUET Cardiovascular

FDA expands indication for Crestor

FDA expands indication for Crestor

MAQUET Cardiovascular initiates study evaluating EVH in CABG compared to open vein harvesting

MAQUET Cardiovascular initiates study evaluating EVH in CABG compared to open vein harvesting

Interventional cardiologist accesses coronary arteries through radial artery on the inside of wrist

Interventional cardiologist accesses coronary arteries through radial artery on the inside of wrist

MAQUET Cardiovascular to host educational symposium to optimize cardiovascular care

MAQUET Cardiovascular to host educational symposium to optimize cardiovascular care

Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center to open to patients in February

Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center to open to patients in February

MAQUET Cardiovascular signs single source provider contract with Novation for its VASOVIEW EVH System

MAQUET Cardiovascular signs single source provider contract with Novation for its VASOVIEW EVH System

MAQUET Cardiovascular signs a two-year contract with Novation

MAQUET Cardiovascular signs a two-year contract with Novation

Comparison study between pre and postoperative BNP measurements for predicting negative outcomes after CABG surgery

Comparison study between pre and postoperative BNP measurements for predicting negative outcomes after CABG surgery

MAQUET Cardiovascular officially opens its new headquarters in Wayne

MAQUET Cardiovascular officially opens its new headquarters in Wayne

First heart surgery using MECC system completed

First heart surgery using MECC system completed

Heart surgery can be scheduled anytime: Study

Heart surgery can be scheduled anytime: Study

Flat fees and EMR usage vary significantly in different hospitals

Flat fees and EMR usage vary significantly in different hospitals

Long-term brain damage after bypass surgery - more evidence puts blame on heart disease

Long-term brain damage after bypass surgery - more evidence puts blame on heart disease

Blood transfusions associated with infection

Blood transfusions associated with infection

Coronary artery bypass surgery provides long-term benefits for children with Kawasaki disease

Coronary artery bypass surgery provides long-term benefits for children with Kawasaki disease

Schering-Plough starts patient enrollment in phase 3 trial for Acadesine

Schering-Plough starts patient enrollment in phase 3 trial for Acadesine

Two non-pharmacological interventions reduce depression after heart surgery

Two non-pharmacological interventions reduce depression after heart surgery

Accurate assessment of heart disease leads to earlier, more aggressive therapy

Accurate assessment of heart disease leads to earlier, more aggressive therapy

Heart bypass surgery better than angioplasty for certain patients

Heart bypass surgery better than angioplasty for certain patients