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State Report Ranks LIJ as New York's Best for Heart Bypass Surgery, North Shore University Hospital Tops for Emergency Angioplasty Survival

New state reports also recognize performance of North Shore-LIJ surgeons Alan Hartman and Robert Palazzo, cardiologist Lawrence Ong NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIJ Medical Center ranks as the best hospital in New York for heart bypass surgery, ac...

Probiotics Supplement May Help After Gastric Bypass Surgery

In study, patients lost weight faster and avoided vitamin B deficiency FRIDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- Taking a probiotics supplement after gastric bypass surgery helps patients lose weight faster and avoid vitamin B deficiency, a new study finds. Probiotics are the "good" bact...

Vein Removal Method Linked to Bypass Results

More long-term problems seen with minimally invasive technique WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- A study originally designed for a completely different purpose has unearthed a disturbing finding about coronary artery bypass surgery: The way that the vein used for the bypass is re...

Surgeons Use USGI Medical's Incisionless Operating Platform to Reduce Pouch, Stoma Size in Gastric Bypass Patients

Results from 116 Patients Presented at American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS) Meeting Data Show USGI's Expandable Tissue Anchors Remain in Place Up to 12 Months SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- New data show that surgeons can use USGI Medical Inc.'s (US...

Unique Bypass is Rare, New Treatment for People with Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis

Previously, sufferers had few options for this aggressive, deadly disease, but there's a promising new procedure being performed at Abington Memorial Hospital that's offering new hope for these patients. Abington, PA (PRWEB) May 5, 2009 -- There's new hope for people wi...

Abnormal Heartbeat After Bypass a Bad Sign

Atrial fibrillation ups long-term risk of dying, researchers report FRIDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- People who develop the heartbeat abnormality called atrial fibrillation after heart bypass surgery are at increased long-term risk of dying, a new study finds. The report sounds ...

Number of Revascularization Procedures, Related In-Hospital Mortality and Some Complications Decline, While Rates of Infection and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery Increase

Increases translate into $170 million in incremental Medicare spending in FY 2006 ATLANTA, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of revascularization procedures, related in-hospital mortality and some complications among Medicare beneficiaries decreased between 2003 and 2006. At the same time, ...

Closing Open Heart Surgery: Saint Joseph's Performs Georgia's First Totally-Closed, Beating Heart Bypass Surgery

ATLANTA, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients facing open heart surgery for coronary artery bypass or valve repairs just got some great news: open heart surgery doesn't have to be open anymore. Sudhir P. Srivastava, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta and the ...

An Incubator or Cataract Surgery for $25? Heart Bypass Surgery for $2,000? See How it Works at 'Extremely Affordable Health Innovations' at The World Health Care Congress, April 14-16, Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the "Extremely Affordable Health Innovations" poster session? The "Extremely Affordable Health Innovations" Poster Session, organized and sponsored by the 6th Annual World Health Care Congress with support from Grameen Health, will serve as a pla...

Genetic evidence points to potential therapeutic bypass for autoimmune process

CINCINNATI Bypassing a molecular breakdown that helps trigger autoimmunity could lead to new treatments for autoimmune disorders and chronic infections that sicken or kill thousands of children annually, according to researchers. A study in the March 2 PLoS Biology has discovered genetic evi...

Is Bypass Truly Better than Stenting?

Read the fine print, experts say in disputing new study's finding,, WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- In people with severely blocked heart arteries, bypass surgery produced better results than angioplasty plus the implantation of a stent, and thus "remains the standard of care" i...

UT Southwestern researchers find drug-coated stents less risky for heart bypass patients

DALLAS Jan. 22, 2009 Coronary bypass surgery may carry less risk of serious complications if stents coated with a drug that suppresses cell growth are used in the procedure rather than bare-metal stents, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers and colleagues have found. The study, appearin...

Gastric Bypass Halts Diabetes in Obese Teens

Surgery could help them avoid long-term complications of blood sugar disease, scientists say MONDAY, Dec. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Obese teenagers who have gastric bypass surgery not only lose weight but see their type 2 diabetes disappear, a new study finds. Also called bariatric su...

Gastric Bypass Success Sparks Debate

Should older people and those with diabetes have the weight-loss surgery? SUNDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Recent studies showing that gastric bypass surgery extends the lives of obese patients is forcing surgeons to make tough decisions about who should go under the knife and who s...

New Research Estimates 1500 Lives Could Be Saved Annually if the Lowest Performing Hospitals for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Performed as Well as Top-ranking Hospitals

ATLANTA, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- New research estimates that 1500 lives could potentially be saved if U.S. hospitals with the highest risk-adjusted mortality rates (RAMR) for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery performed as well as hospitals with the lowest RAMR. The same study also found t...

Surgical study highlights pros and cons of gastric bypass surgery for severe obesity

Severely obese patients who underwent two different gastric bypass techniques had lost up to 31 per cent of their Body Mass Index (BMI) after four years, with no deaths reported among the 50 study subjects, according to the November issue of the British Journal of Surgery . The number of patie...

No Drop in I.Q. Seen After Bypass for Child Heart Surgery

Neurological Side Effects Not Found in School-Age Children with Less Complex Heart Defects PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The use of cardiopulmonary bypass does not cause short-term neurological problems in children and teenagers after surgery for less complex heart defects...

No drop in IQ seen after bypass for child heart surgery

The use of cardiopulmonary bypass does not cause short-term neurological problems in children and teenagers after surgery for less complex heart defects, according to pediatric researchers. The new finding contrasts favorably with previous studies that showed adverse neurological effects after new...

Statins Help Obese People After Bypass Surgery

Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce closing of heart arteries, study shows FRIDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Statins reduce the perils facing obese people after they have the bypass surgery that restores blood flow to an endangered heart, a study finds. The study was done to help se...

Study links gastric bypass surgery to increased risk of kidney stones

CHICAGO (June 26, 2008) Morbidly obese patients who undergo a particular type of gastric bypass surgery called Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) are at an increased risk of developing kidney stones small, pebble-like deposits that can result in severe pain and require an operation to remove them ...

Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Is Key to Easing Diabetes

Patients who dropped most pounds went off diabetes meds and into remission, study found WEDNESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss plays a major role in improving diabetes after obese patients have stomach-reduction surgery, say Duke University Medical Center researchers. ...

Weight loss after gastric bypass surgery may protect against infection and cancer

Another health benefit of bariatric weight-loss surgery may be a heightened immune defense against cancer and infections, a new study suggests. The results will be presented at The Endocrine Society's 90th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. "Obesity is related to a higher rate of infections and s...

Scientists develop 'cyborg engineering' for coronary bypass grafting

A team of London scientists have taken a major step in making the use of artificial veins and arteries in coronary bypass grafts a reality. In a study published in the June 2008 print issue of The FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ), researchers describe how they developed this artificial graf...

Renowned Leader and Educator in Robotic Cardiac Bypass Surgery Leverages Cardica's C-Port(R) Flex-A(R) Anastomosis System in His Practice and to Educate Cardiothoracic Surgeons

- Dr. Sudhir Srivastava Revolutionizing Minimally-Invasive Closed-Chest Bypass Surgery; Created Robotic Bypass Training Program Using Flex-A to Emphasize Reproducibility of Procedure and Decrease Learning Curve - REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: ...

Carbon Monoxide May Help Bypass Surgery Patients

Low doses of gas found in car exhaust provides anti-inflammatory effects in lungs FRIDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Low doses of carbon monoxide (CO) -- the potentially lethal gas in car exhaust fumes -- may help protect the lungs of patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) su...

Long-term cognitive decline in bypass patients not due to surgery

Among the many factors involved in deciding how to treat coronary artery disease, physicians must evaluate overall outcomes and the potential for complications. Some studies have found that cognitive decline and neurologic complications, such as stroke, have been associated with coronary artery by...

AUA 2008: Gastric bypass surgery restores sexual function in morbidly obese men

ORLANDO, FL, May 19, 2008 Losing weight may help resolve erectile dysfunction in obese men, according to research presented today at the 103rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Morbid obesity can cause sexual dysfunction independent of other common confounder...

Atrium Initiates Voluntary Recall Action Regarding HYDRAGLIDE(TM) Brand Heparin-Coated Thoracic Drainage Catheters Used for Autotransfusion During Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery

HUDSON, N.H., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Atrium Medical Corporation today announced that it is initiating a voluntary and precautionary recall of selected lots of HYDRAGLIDE(TM) Brand Heparin-Coated Thoracic Drainage Catheters. Limited lots of Atrium heparin-coated Hydraglide Thoracic Catheters we...

Gastric Bypass May Also Relieve Low Back Pain

Discomfort appears to decline along with weight, study finds MONDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- Obese people who underwent surgery that reduced the amount of food they could ingest not only lost weight, they also lost some of their lower back pain, according to a new report. Thi...

Study finds that minimally invasive robotic bypass surgery provides health and economic benefits

Minimally invasive heart bypass surgery using a DaVinci robot means a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery for patients, as well as fewer complications and a better chance that the new bypass vessels will stay open. And, according to a University of Maryland study, robotic heart bypass surger...

Quality Care, Not Number of Procedures, Determines Bypass Results

As the number of heart surgeries has declined, so has death rate, study finds TUESDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- Hospitals that perform fewer cardiac bypass operations don't have more deaths following the procedure than hospitals that handle a greater number of bypasses, a new stud...

Cardica's C-Port Anastomosis Systems Facilitate Beating Heart Bypass Surgery in Study

- Beating Heart Bypass Surgery Performed at Significantly Reduced Cost at Genesis Medical Center - - New Study Shows Greater than $1,650 Savings Per Procedure as Compared to On-Pump Procedures - REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCal...

MAQUET Cardiovascular Launches HEARTSTRING III Proximal Seal System for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

Innovative technology eliminates the need for an aortic clamp reducing the risk for cerebral emboli and potentially improving patient neurocognitive outcomes SAN JOSE, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular LLC today announced the launch of HEARTS...

Avandia May Slow Atherosclerosis After Bypass Surgery

But this new study of diabetes drug doesn't prove it's safe, critics say TUESDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- The controversial diabetes drug Avandia appears to slow the progression of atherosclerosis in diabetic patients who have undergone cardiac bypass surgery, thus protecting them ...

Drug Failed to Reduce Heart Attack Risk After Bypass

MC-1 had no benefit for postoperative stroke, atrial fibrillation or kidney function TUESDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers found that giving patients MC-1, a naturally occurring metabolite of vitamin B6, before and after bypass surgery didn't reduce the risk of heart attack...

Angioplasty Proves Reasonable Alternative to Bypass Surgery

But patients who received stents required more procedures to reopen arteries, study found MONDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with blockages in the left main coronary artery, percutaneous coronary intervention -- PCI, often referred to as angioplasty -- may be a viable al...

Galichia Heart Hospital Lowers Cost of Bypass to $10K

Quality Cardiology Center Seeks End to Soaring Health Costs WICHITA, Kansas, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galichia Heart Hospital, one of the nation's leading cardiology treatment centers, announced that it will now charge a flat fee of $10,000 for one of the most common types of open hea...

Anapol Schwartz Attorney Representing Trasylol(R) Victims Says Medical Study - Confirming Heart Bypass Drug Mortality Risk - to Open Floodgates for More Litigation

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Anapol Schwartz ( http://www.anapolschwartz.com/ ) attorney James Ronca ( http://www.anapolschwartz.com/attorneys/jim_ronca.shtml ), a New England Journal of Medicine study ( http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/short/358/8/771?query=TOC ) (to ...

Researchers at Pulmonary Associates to study airway bypass procedure for severe emphysema

Phoenix, AZ, February 11, 2008 Researchers at Pulmonary Associates today announced the start of the EASE (Exhale Airway Stents for Emphysema) Trial, an international, multi-center clinical trial to explore an investigational treatment that may offer a new, minimally invasive option for those suff...

New York Methodist Hospital to study airway bypass treatment for emphysema

Brooklyn, NY, February 4, 2007 -- New York Methodist Hospital today announced the start of the EASE (Exhale Airway Stents for Emphysema) Trial, an international, multi-center clinical trial to explore an investigational treatment that may offer a significant new, minimally-invasive option for thos...
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