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Sutimlimab suppressed the CAD response in a patient who underwent cardiac surgery

Suppressing the pro-inflammatory complement pathway using sutimlimab, in addition to other measures, may help prevent red blood cell destruction in patients with cold agglutinin disease (CDD) undergoing surgery major, suggests a recent case report The study, “Sutimlimab, an investigational C1s inhibitor, effectively prevents exacerbation of hemolytic anemia in a patient with cold agglutinin disease undergoing […]

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Stamford Health and Columbia U. Extend Relationship to Increase Cardiac Surgery Capabilities

“If you think this relationship is rare, you are absolutely right.” That’s what Dr Michael Argenziano, chief of the adult cardiac surgery department at Columbia University, says about the long-standing and ever-expanding association between the Ivy League school and Stamford Health. In the final chapter of this partnership, the Heart & Vascular Institute in Stamford […]

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Frailty is more common in children who have heart surgery than previously thought

Share this Item You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. A third of patients who underwent a complex procedure for severe congenital heart disease were identified as frail during a routine clinic visit, with providers inconsistently acknowledging this, according to a new study. Children with congenital heart disease who […]

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Thank you (donate) for the open heart surgery just in time for the holidays

Lucy Tine, 74, from Wethersfield is very grateful this Thanksgiving season. The vacation will mark just over a month since her successful open heart surgery at UConn John Dempsey Hospital, restoring proper blood flow to her heart from several dangerously blocked arteries. “I am overflowing with gratitude,” Tine says. “It couldn’t be better timing. Although […]

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Norwich grandmother to undergo major heart surgery on BBC2

Posted: 8:18 pm November 17, 2021 The open heart surgery of a Norwich grandmother will air on BBC Two as part of a medical documentary series. “Surgeons: At the Edge of Life” will go behind the scenes of the operating rooms at Royal Papworth Hospital, a world-renowned Cambridge-based heart and lung hospital, treating patients from […]

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Genesee County Patients Requiring Heart Surgery Can Get the High Quality Care They Need, Close to Home | McLaren Health News

McLaren Flint’s Award-Winning Cardiac Program Offers Comprehensive Treatment Options November 17, 2021 Author: Sherry Farney Heart disease has been and continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Decades ago, McLaren Flint was committed to providing the […]

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14-month-old girl needs 3.5million naira for open heart surgery in Ondo

During the first months of her life, Teniola Akinbani was full of life, now at 14 months she needs a test and corrective heart surgery at two hospitals more than 180 kilometers apart. Weighing 3.2kg at birth, Teniola now needs 3.5million Naira to first undergo a cardiac catheterization test at Babcock University Hospital in Ogun […]

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Rare heart surgery performed at BHU

The patient was diagnosed with a case of ruptured valsalva sinus in the right ventricular outflow port with severe aortic regurgitation. It’s a rare heart disease which, if not treated in time, can lead to death, doctors say Complicated heart surgery was performed on a patient in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) […]

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University of Mississippi Children’s Medical Center’s New Heart Surgery Leader Brings Care Closer to Home

November 15, 2021 The chance to be closer to home brought Dr. Phillip Burch to the Mississippi Children’s Hospital. Now as the head of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, he wants children and families across the state to have the same opportunity of care. Burch, from Alabama, joined the Heart Center leadership team at the state’s only […]

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CarolinaEast of New Bern performs 6,000th open heart surgery

Cardiac accomplishments at CarolinaEast Medical Center extend beyond the many open heart surgeries doctors and staff have performed over the years. On Friday, November 5, CarolinaEast performed her 6,000th open heart surgery. Cardiac surgeon Piotr Dumicz MD, marked the milestone with quadruple bypass surgery. “I am very happy that we have arrived at 6,000 and […]