Thoracic Surgery Newswire

Thoracic Surgery Newswire

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  1. Roswell Park partnership creates Nigeria's first cancer centerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... at Lakeshore. A Nigerian native, Nwogu joined Roswell Park in 1999 and now serves as its interim chair of thoracic surgery. "Cancer is an enormous problem all over the world," he said. "You hear a lot about HIV, TB and malaria, but more people die ...

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  2. Three appointed as new trustees at Clinton HospitalRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Gray, Steve Mendoza and Paulette Seymour-Route stepped down from the board after fulfilling their terms. Thoracic surgery services are expanding at Milford Regional Medical Center with the recent appointment of Brigham and Women's thoracic surgeon ...

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  3. Roswell Park to partner with West African cancer centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    ... Lakeshore's CEO and medical director is Dr. Chukwumere "Chumy" Nwogu , who also serves as interim chair of thoracic surgery at Roswell Park. Nwogu will participate in Tuesday's announcement along with Dr. Thomas Schwaab , chief of strategy, business ...

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  4. Statins Might Reduce Complications After Major Lung SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | MedlinePlus

    ... 164 participants and ended early, the authors noted in a news release from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. "Imagine all the people who could potentially have benefited from the knowledge gained by this trial had it accrued as ...

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  5. Patient safety evaluated at St. Mary's hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | CNN

    The nation's largest accrediting agency for hospitals is evaluating "patient safety-related events at St. Mary's Medical Center" in Florida, which CNN found had a high mortality rate for pediatric open heart surgeries from 2011-2013 . "The Joint Commission is aware of patient safety-related events at St. Mary's Medical Center," according to a statement by the commission.

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  6. Hostile encounters in liver transplantsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Jorg Reifart and PD Dr. Markus Rentsch from the Clinic for General, Visceral, Transplantation, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery at the LMU Medical Center. The study by Reifart and colleagues probes the mechanisms responsible for ischemia reperfusion ...

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  7. Harrison surgeons honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Bremerton Patriot

    Cardiothoracic surgeons at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton and St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma received three-star ratings from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for Aortic Valve Replacement. A three-star rating denotes the highest category for quality.

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  8. A Reinforced Cylinder Leads To Fewer Repeat Surgeries For Children...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Scientific Blogging

    ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, the official publication of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, found use of a ring-reinforced cylinder instead of the usual non-reinforced conduit improved survival, reduced need for ...

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  9. Market Report, "Serodus ASA (RLMD) - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare -...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | PR-inside.com

    It undertakes the development of novel therapeutic products for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases with unmet medical needs. The company focuses on developing treatments for acute myocardial infarction, isolated systolic hypertension, and atrial fibrillation that occur after intra-thoracic surgery.

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  10. Statins show promise to reduce major complications following lung surgeryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Medical News Today

    ... Betty Tong emphasizes the potential importance of statins for reducing the morbidity associated with major thoracic surgery. The Expert Opinion contributed by Dr. Neel R. Sodha and Dr. Frank Sellke evaluates the evidence regarding the benefits of ...

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  11. A reinforced cylinder leads to fewer repeat surgeries for children born with heart defectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | EurekAlert!

    ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery , the official publication of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, found use of a ring-reinforced cylinder instead of the usual non-reinforced conduit improved survival, reduced need for ...

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  12. Study: Statins Could Reduce Surgical ComplicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Surgical Products

    ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, the official publication of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS). Because encouraging trends were observed, the authors have called for further evaluation in a larger multicenter, ...

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  13. Statins benefit patients undergoing major lung resection, lower major complicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Medical News

    ... Betty Tong emphasizes the potential importance of statins for reducing the morbidity associated with major thoracic surgery. The Expert Opinion contributed by Dr. Neel R. Sodha and Dr. Frank Sellke evaluates the evidence regarding the benefits of ...

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  14. White Plains Hospital Voted One of America's Leading Cancer HospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Port Chester Daily Voice

    White Plains Hospital received the Women's Choice Award for America's Best Hospitals for Cancer Care on Thursday, acknowledging the hospital's commitment and passion to helping patients, especially women battling the disease, through the their cancer program. By carrying the Women's Choice Award seal, White Plains Hospital joins an elite network of hospitals committed to the global mission of helping women make smart healthcare choices.

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  15. Pulmonary valve replacement: twenty-six years of experience with mechanical valvar prostheses.Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | CiteULike

    Although the thromboembolic risk after pulmonary valve replacement with mechanical valves is presumed to be high, recent studies suggest promising short-term and mid-term results. However, large studies reporting long-term mortality and valve-related complications are missing.

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  16. Tricuspid repair at pulmonary valve replacement does not alter outcomes in tetralogy of Fallot.Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | CiteULike

    Chronic pulmonary regurgitation after tetralogy of Fallot repair often leads to progressive right ventricle dilation, dysfunction, and frequently, pulmonary valve replacement. For those with significant tricuspid regurgitation at the time of pulmonary valve replacement, it is unknown whether concomitant tricuspid valve repair improves postoperative outcomes.

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  17. Right ventricular remodeling after pulmonary valve replacement: early gains, late losses.Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | CiteULike

    Although early results of pulmonary valve replacement after tetralogy of Fallot repair have been described, information about late postoperative ventricular size and function is lacking. This study was designed to characterize right ventricular remodeling up to 10 years after PVR.

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  18. Harrison Medical Center earns 3-Star rating for cardiac surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Central Kitsap Reporter

    CHI Franciscan Health cardiothoracic surgeons at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton and St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma have received the elite 3-Star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for Aortic Valve Replacement. A 3-Star rating denotes the highest category for quality.

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  19. Impact of age and duration of banding on left ventricular preparation ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | CiteULike

    Impact of age and duration of banding on left ventricular preparation before anatomic repair for congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries. The optimal age and duration of left ventricular training in congenitally corrected transposition with an unprepared LV is unknown.

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  20. Anatomic repair for congenitally corrected transposition of the great ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | CiteULike

    ... uloplasty may reduce risk of late aortic insufficiency. Copyright A 2011 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.

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