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Thoracic Surgery Newswire

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  1. Richmond couple's donation breathes life into lung cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    ... reflects the couple's desire to give back to Vancouver. He pointed out Emily Ko was also a head nurse in thoracic surgery in Taiwan, and was able to see first hand the effect of lung cancer on patients. The program will start in 2016 and will enrol ...

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  2. New VGH lung cancer screening program aims for early detectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBC News

    A new detection and prevention program at Vancouver General Hospital hopes to lower the startlingly high death rate for lung cancer in B.C. and elsewhere. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer after non-melanoma skin cancer, and despite falling rates of smokers, the death rate remains steady at about 80 per cent, according to Dr. John Yee, head of thoracic surgery at VGH and director of B.C.'s lung transplant program.

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  3. Study Documents Impacts of Diabetes on Surgery PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Surgical Products

    In the 40 years between 1970-2010, the proportion of patients with diabetes undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting escalated from 7 percent to 37 percent. The results of a large study from Cleveland Clinic just published in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery , the official publication of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery , documents the five-fold increase in the proportion of patients with diabetes undergoing this procedure between 1970 and 2010.

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  4. Proportion of patients with diabetes undergoing CABG spikes 5-fold over 4 decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Medical News Today

    ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery , the official publication of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), documents the five-fold increase in the proportion of patients with diabetes undergoing this procedure between 1970 ...

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  5. Northside receives top quality ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Northside Hospital recently announced that its Tampa Bay Heart Institute has been recognized by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for excellence in surgical care. The three-star rating was awarded for overall quality in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.

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  6. Quality Distinctions Put Valley's Cardiac Surgery Program in the Top 1.2 Percent NationallyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Paramus Post

    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has once again recognized The Valley Hospital's cardiac surgery program with a three-star rating - its highest designation of quality and clinical excellence. Of note, the program has been awarded a total of three three-star ratings, an extremely rare distinction that puts Valley in the top 1.2 percent of hospitals nationwide.

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  7. Proportion of patients with diabetes undergoing CABG spikes five-fold over four decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery , the official publication of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), documents the five-fold increase in the proportion of patients with diabetes undergoing this procedure between 1970 ...

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  8. J. Laurance Hill, MD, FACS Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide PublicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | PR.com

    ... which provide higher education, research and patient care. He specializes in pediatric surgery, cardio-thoracic surgery, transplantation and general surgery. Dr. Hill has written over 100 articles, surgical textbooks and laboratory and clinical ...

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  9. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Wire

    Members of the exclusive 21st Century Cardiothoracic Surgical Society will be travelling to Havana, Cuba to participate in the first joint academic exchange between the United States and Cuba. )--Next month, twelve members of the exclusive 21st Century Cardiothoracic Surgical Society , a United States-based not-for profit organization of cardiac and thoracic surgeons from around the world, will be travelling to Havana, Cuba to participate in an academic exchange with the Sociedad de Cardiologia y Cirugia Cardiovascular de Cuba .

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  10. Estate auction reveals Floyd Loop and Bernadine Healy as a prominent but private coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Cleveland.com

    From the president of the Philippines came a footlocker-size humidor full of hand-rolled cigars. A thoracic surgeon in China gave him the wooden carving of a leaping horse.

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  11. WorkplaceRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Altoona Mirror

    ... department. -- Dr. Bryan Bush, a surgeon experienced in minimally invasive and robotic assisted cardiac and thoracic surgery and valve repair, has joined the team at Conemaugh Physician Group - Cardiothoracic Surgery. In this newly created position, ...

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  12. Pediatric heart surgery conference on transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | CNN

    Amy and Brian Basken had been home from the hospital for just 45 minutes with their newborn son, Nicholas, when they received an urgent phone call. It was a doctor telling them to return right away because tests showed Nicholas had a potentially lethal heart defect.

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  13. Four advanced practice clinicians join Mercy Clinic Fort SmithRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | The City Wire

    ... serves as a translator in the hospital and clinic as needed. Hill joined Mercy Clinic Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery in Fort Smith in June, and is an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner with eight years of experience in nursing. She ...

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  14. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Business Wire

    ... a portal for exclusive Harcourts clients to use to stay in-line with their property transact... )--The thoracic surgery team at John Muir Health's Concord medical center recently became the first in the East Bay to successfully use a ...

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  15. Footage shows rescue of injured firefighter after Tianjin blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Reuters

    ... state broadcaster CCTV said. The injured Zhou was immediately taken to a local hospital where he received thoracic surgery and treatment for his burns. Citing a hospital staff, CCTV said Zhou suffered injuries including serious burns on his legs and ...

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  16. Auxiliary Notes: Making a difference at any ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    One group of volunteers is the Junior Auxiliary. Sponsored by the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary, these high school students make a huge difference in the lives of the people that they interact with when volunteering.

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  17. Cipla announces new respiratory inhalerRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Newkerala.com

    Cipla, a global pharmaceutical company which uses cutting edge technology and innovation to meet the everyday needs of all patients, has announced that it would soon launch an innovative inhaler which will bring important benefits for physicians, patients and healthcare providers on managing Obstructive Airway Disease . The new inhaler is called Synchrobreathe which is a novel, breath-actuated inhaler with a dose counter.

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  18. EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati Children's to bring its best innovations to marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Business Journal

    ... A needle delivery system being developed by Dr. Daniel von Allmen , director of the Division of General and Thoracic Surgery, also has potential commercial benefit. It would use ultrasound and robotics technology to precisely insert a needle into ...

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  19. 2010 Guidelines for the...Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2010 | Circulation

    A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American College of Radiology, American Stroke Association, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society of Interventional Radiology, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and Society for Vascular Medicine

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  20. Kovai Medical Center & Hospital Limited (KOVAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | PR-inside.com

    ... as emergency medicine, endocrinology, ENT, fertility and reproductive medicine, anaesthesiology, cardio-thoracic surgery, cardiology, dentistry and facio maxillary surgery, gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgery, gastroenterology, haematology, ...

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