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Blanchard Valley Health cuts open-heart surgery program

Becker's Hospital Review - Cardiology

Findley, Ohio-based Blanchard Valley Health System is cutting its open-heart surgery program and will instead transfer patients to other systems as needed.

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Endeavor Health to move open-heart surgeries to new heart institute

Becker's Hospital Review - Cardiology

based Endeavor Health is discontinuing open-heart surgeries at two hospitals as it plans to open a cardiovascular institute at another of its hospitals in May. Once open, all heart surgeries will take place at Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview, Ill., Evanston, Ill.-based

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Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University and Jersey Shore University Medical Centers Again Ranked Among the Elite Hospitals in North America for Open Heart Surgery

DAIC

The latest analysis of data for AVR surgery covers the same time frame and includes five participating surgeons. “The The Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ three star ratings are among the most prestigious quality indicators for hospitals providing open heart surgery,” said Elizabeth A. Maiorana, MBA, MSN, R.N.,

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New York hospital launches open-heart surgery program

Becker's Hospital Review - Cardiology

Middletown, New York-based Garnet Health Medical Center recently launched its open-heart surgery program, Mid Hudson News reported Dec.

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Effective Apixaban removal using hemoadsorption during emergent open-heart surgery: a case report and narrative literature review

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

The management of hemostasis in patients medicated with apixaban (Eliquis) undergoing emergency cardiac surgery is exceedingly difficult. The body’s natural elimination pathways for apixaban prove ineffective.

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Right ventricular myocardial edema leading to severe heart failure after open heart surgery – possible effect of high-dose corticosteroid therapy

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiopulmonary bypass induces a systemic inflammatory response and alterations in fluid homeostasis, resulting in generalized tissue edema. Additionally, ischemia-reperfusion injury following cardioplegic arr.

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Florida cardiologists extract heart tumor with catheter

Becker's Hospital Review - Cardiology

HCA Florida Largo Hospital cardiologists were the first in the state to successfully remove a tumor from inside a patient's heart without open heart surgery.