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.
Why more women die than men after heart bypass surgery

Why more women die than men after heart bypass surgery

Researchers isolate causes of cognitive loss following coronary artery bypass surgery

Researchers isolate causes of cognitive loss following coronary artery bypass surgery

Post cardiac surgery heart irregularities reduced by medication

Post cardiac surgery heart irregularities reduced by medication

Fat surrounding internal thoracic artery of humans produces a factor which can relax the artery

Fat surrounding internal thoracic artery of humans produces a factor which can relax the artery

Age alone influences risks for people in their eighties after heart surgery

Age alone influences risks for people in their eighties after heart surgery

American physicians may be too liberal in their use of blood transfusions

American physicians may be too liberal in their use of blood transfusions

Pretreating a vein graft with edifoligide prior to coronary bypass graft surgery does not lower the rate of graft failure

Pretreating a vein graft with edifoligide prior to coronary bypass graft surgery does not lower the rate of graft failure

Hopkins study finds no "cognitive decline" after use of heart-lung machine during bypass surgery

Hopkins study finds no "cognitive decline" after use of heart-lung machine during bypass surgery

Association of aprotinin with reduced glucose levels during CABG surgery

Association of aprotinin with reduced glucose levels during CABG surgery

Real-world treatment of patients with acute coronary syndromes

Real-world treatment of patients with acute coronary syndromes

Cost-effectiveness of potentially life-saving implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) is an important public health issue

Cost-effectiveness of potentially life-saving implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) is an important public health issue

When it comes to heart bypass surgery, women twice as likely to die

When it comes to heart bypass surgery, women twice as likely to die

Coronary angioplasty increases risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Coronary angioplasty increases risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Heparinase I is not a suitable replacement for protamine

Heparinase I is not a suitable replacement for protamine

UK health services regulator says NHS still leaves a lot to be desired

UK health services regulator says NHS still leaves a lot to be desired

Novadaq receives U.S. patent for intra-operative imaging procedure

Novadaq receives U.S. patent for intra-operative imaging procedure

Costs of coronary artery bypass graft surgery more than 80 percent higher in US than in Canada

Costs of coronary artery bypass graft surgery more than 80 percent higher in US than in Canada

Study finds better long-term outcomes when surgeons place a bypass graft to all the territories of the heart that have significantly blocked arteries

Study finds better long-term outcomes when surgeons place a bypass graft to all the territories of the heart that have significantly blocked arteries

Acute coronary syndrome patients at increased risk of stroke

Acute coronary syndrome patients at increased risk of stroke

Arteries bio-engineered from elderly cells

Arteries bio-engineered from elderly cells