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.
Drug does not appear to reduce risk of heart attack or death following CABG surgery

Drug does not appear to reduce risk of heart attack or death following CABG surgery

Study confirms aprotinin drug increases cardiac surgery death rate

Study confirms aprotinin drug increases cardiac surgery death rate

Daiichi Sankyo, Lilly submit NDA for investigational antiplatelet drug, Prasugrelin U.S.

Daiichi Sankyo, Lilly submit NDA for investigational antiplatelet drug, Prasugrelin U.S.

FDA committees recommend continued U.S. marketing for Trasylol

FDA committees recommend continued U.S. marketing for Trasylol

How to optimally prepare a patient for planned coronary angiography and subsequent angioplasty?

How to optimally prepare a patient for planned coronary angiography and subsequent angioplasty?

Restricting the blood flow to the arm may improve outcomes of heart surgery

Restricting the blood flow to the arm may improve outcomes of heart surgery

Schering-Plough announces licensing of Acadesine

Schering-Plough announces licensing of Acadesine

Cardiac surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis

Cardiac surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis

Newer breast cancer drug may protect heart

Newer breast cancer drug may protect heart

Simple test predicts a person's risk for developing dementia within six years with 87 percent accuracy

Simple test predicts a person's risk for developing dementia within six years with 87 percent accuracy

Blood pressure drop during bypass surgery linked to increased risk of cognitive decline

Blood pressure drop during bypass surgery linked to increased risk of cognitive decline

Researchers shed light on the link between chronic inflammation and atherosclerosis

Researchers shed light on the link between chronic inflammation and atherosclerosis

Role of PCI and coronary artery bypass grafting for the treatment of patients with left main coronary artery disease

Role of PCI and coronary artery bypass grafting for the treatment of patients with left main coronary artery disease

Variants of two genes involved in the inflammatory system linked to cognitive decline after heart surgery

Variants of two genes involved in the inflammatory system linked to cognitive decline after heart surgery

Performance league tables are linked to lower death rates after major heart surgery

Performance league tables are linked to lower death rates after major heart surgery

Corticosteroids after cardiac surgery lower risk of atrial fibrillation

Corticosteroids after cardiac surgery lower risk of atrial fibrillation

Plavix appears to be safe during and after heart bypass

Plavix appears to be safe during and after heart bypass

Aprotinin use associated with an increased risk of death following CABG surgery

Aprotinin use associated with an increased risk of death following CABG surgery

Incidence of kidney damage associated with coronary artery bypass surgery has increased significantly

Incidence of kidney damage associated with coronary artery bypass surgery has increased significantly

Most effective treatments for people with coronary artery disease

Most effective treatments for people with coronary artery disease