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.
Increase in heart surgery mortality from SSRIs or depression?

Increase in heart surgery mortality from SSRIs or depression?

New trend in treating heart disease in diabetics - angioplasty using the Cypher Sirolimus-eluting coronary stent

New trend in treating heart disease in diabetics - angioplasty using the Cypher Sirolimus-eluting coronary stent

Aspirin aids recovery following heart bypass surgery

Aspirin aids recovery following heart bypass surgery

Antibiotics do not prevent heart attacks

Antibiotics do not prevent heart attacks

Increased risk associated with combining carotid artery, coronary artery surgeries

Increased risk associated with combining carotid artery, coronary artery surgeries

Bypass surgery does not carry long term neurological effects

Bypass surgery does not carry long term neurological effects

Increased risk associated with combining carotid artery, coronary artery surgeries

Increased risk associated with combining carotid artery, coronary artery surgeries

Evidence suggests bypass surgery free of long-term brain effects

Evidence suggests bypass surgery free of long-term brain effects

Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery

Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery

Getting coronary bypass patients back on their feet sooner

Getting coronary bypass patients back on their feet sooner

Kidney transplant can reverse systolic heart failure

Kidney transplant can reverse systolic heart failure

Health care report cards may increase racial/ethnic disparities in bypass operations

Health care report cards may increase racial/ethnic disparities in bypass operations

Live surgical webcast of a minimally invasive mitral valve repair procedure

Live surgical webcast of a minimally invasive mitral valve repair procedure

Further evidence for the role of cyclooxygenases (COX) in heart-disease risk

Further evidence for the role of cyclooxygenases (COX) in heart-disease risk

Bypass surgery on a beating heart is an excellent option for many patients with blocked heart arteries

Bypass surgery on a beating heart is an excellent option for many patients with blocked heart arteries

New test for heart surgery patients

New test for heart surgery patients

Coronary stents have no impact on mortality over the long term

Coronary stents have no impact on mortality over the long term

A British first, patient receives heart pump through groin, avoiding the need for surgery

A British first, patient receives heart pump through groin, avoiding the need for surgery

Pfizer provides information about its COX-2 product Bextra (valdecoxib)

Pfizer provides information about its COX-2 product Bextra (valdecoxib)

Study into treatments for Britain’s number one health problem, coronary heart disease

Study into treatments for Britain’s number one health problem, coronary heart disease