Heart surgery

“Everything went well”: Heart surgery for 6 month old child is a success at Long Beach Memorial

Shenica Hadaway strokes the face of her 6-month-old daughter, Zhavia, at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach after successful heart surgery on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Photo by Brandon Richardson. Six-month-old Zhavia Hadaway has a bright future after life-saving surgery Tuesday at Long Beach Medical Center, which corrected a heart defect she was born […]

Heart surgery

Franklin Graham asks for your prayers as he recovers from heart surgery for pericarditis

Evangelist Franklin Graham is recovering from successful heart surgery Monday at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse ministry reports that he developed a condition called constrictive pericarditis which includes inflammation and hardening of the pericardium, the sac around the heart. Hardening compresses the heart and prevents it from functioning properly. Graham’s doctors expect […]

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Certain medications for reflux and ulcers may increase the risk of kidney damage after heart surgery

The risk of kidney damage is higher in patients who have had heart surgery on proton pump inhibitors, according to a new study. File photo by Kzenon / Shutterstock November 4 (UPI) – Adults undergoing heart surgery who take heartburn medication before the procedure are more likely to develop acute kidney injury and die while […]

Heart surgery

A retired educator enjoying life to the fullest after innovative heart surgery

View larger image Rosie Coleman has a new life thanks to UAMS cardiac surgeon Jay K. Bhama, MD, whose quick thinking saved her when she suffered a rare complication during high-risk quadruple bypass surgery. November 3, 2021 | This has been a busy year for Rosie Coleman of Sherwood. Despite restrictions from an ongoing global […]

Heart surgery

Tibetan children undergo life-saving heart surgery in Wuhan

In recent weeks, eight Tibetan children with congenital heart disease have received free medical treatment at Union Hospital, affiliated with Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in central China’s Hubei Province. ). Led by Dong Nianguo, director of the hospital’s cardiovascular surgery department, doctors at the hospital drove thousands of kilometers […]