Open heart surgery
Cardiovascular surgery is surgery on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons. Frequently, it is done to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, coronary artery bypass grafting), correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease from various causes including endocarditis, rheumatic heart disease and atherosclerosis. It also includes heart transplantation.

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Cardiovascular surgery is surgery on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons. Frequently, it is done to treat complications of ischemic heart disease ...
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Open heart surgery: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Open heart surgery is any surgery where the chest is opened and surgery is done on the heart muscle, valves, arteries, or other parts of the heart (such as the  ...
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Sep 6, 2012 ... Learn about Open heart surgery. View risks, prognosis, videos and what to expect when considering this procedure.
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Cardiac Procedures and Surgeries - American Heart Association
Mar 22, 2013 ... The American Heart Association explains the various cardiac ... Heart Transplant, Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery, Radiofrequency Ablation, ...
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Open Heart Surgery: Risks, Procedure & Preparation - Healthline
Open heart surgery is any type of surgery where the chest is cut open and surgery is performed on the muscles, valves, or arteries of the heart. According to the ...
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Our Mission. Cardiac Surgery Associates is a group of surgeons committed to excellence in the practice of cardiac, thoracic, and peripheral vascular surgery in  ...
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Heart Surgery - Open Heart Surgery
08.07.2009 · Do you need heart surgery? Are you wondering if heart surgery is the right decision for you? Learn about heart surgery, from preparing for a heart ...
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Our Cardiac Surgery program is dedicated to life-saving procedures and advancing surgical techniques and treatment methods.
Care for Open Heart Surgery - University of Colorado Hospital
As part of an academic medical center, University of Colorado Hospital offers the best care available for patients who need Open heart surgery. Our skilled ...
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University of Chicago surgeons offer minimally invasive heart ... Husam H. Balkhy , MD, is a leader in the field of minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery.
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Our heart surgery specialists & cardiovascular surgeons provide cardiac care in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Jersey Shore University Medical Center located  ...
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The most common types of Open heart surgery we perform are CABG, heart valve procedures, heart transplant, and aortic aorta procedures.
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Aug 9, 2013 ... University of Michigan Cardiac Surgery. World-class care for infants, children, and adults with all forms of congenital and acquired heart ...
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In addition to cardiac surgery we also surgically treat cancers of the lung, esophagus, and chest wall. From the time honored open heart surgeries such as  ...
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The research team has made major contributions to the current practice of cardiac surgery by devising methods of protecting the heart during Open heart surgery ...
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Surgeons at the Heart Surgery Center specialize in complex, multi-procedure Open heart surgery (i.e., multi-valve, valve and coronary bypass), hybrid ...
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The Open Heart Companion: Preparation and Guidance for ...
The Open Heart Companion: Preparation and Guidance for ...
Maggie Lichtenberg, 2006
This is the first book written with the focus on the four-to-eight week recuperation period with the goal of reducing fear and stress--and maximizing support options--by simply planning ahead.
Quality of Life After Open Heart Surgery
Quality of Life After Open Heart Surgery
Paul J. Walter, 1992
The patient's well-being has become the focus of a joint effort of cardiologists, surgeons, general practitioners, psychologists, sociologists and occupational physicians, for all of whom this book offers a guide to the improvement of our ...
Open Heart: The Radical Surgeons who Revolutionized Medicine
Open Heart: The Radical Surgeons who Revolutionized Medicine
David Cooper, 2010
Calling his book an "oral history," heart surgeon and author Cooper credits a handful of pioneers who have transformed heart surgery as we know it. From Robert Gross and Clarence Crafoord, founders of modern cardiovascular surgery, to the African-American operating room technician Vivien Thomas, a dropout who helped develop a lifesaving o...
King of Hearts: The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered ...
King of Hearts: The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered ...
G. Wayne Miller, 2010
In the tradition of works by Richard Rhodes and Tracy Kidder, King of Hearts tells the story of an important and gripping piece of forgotten science history. From the Hardcover edition.
Open Heart
Open Heart
Elie Wiesel and Marion Wiesel, 2012
“A successful husband, father, grandfather, teacher, and writer, [Mr. Wiesel] is an asset to humankind. He has turned despondency into a message of approval and optimism…Mr. Wiesel packages equal parts beauty and astonishing description in an impossibly concise manner. Few authors have possessed such capacity for succinctness and brevity with magni...
King of Hearts: The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery
King of Hearts: The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery
G. Wayne Miller, 2000
Few of the great stories of medicine are as palpably dramatic as the invention of open-heart surgery, yet, until now, no journalist has ever brought all of the thrilling specifics of this triumph to life.This is the story of the surgeon many call the father of open-heart surgery, Dr. C. Walton Lillehei, who, along with colleagues at University Hosp...
Advanced Therapy in Cardiac Surgery
Advanced Therapy in Cardiac Surgery
Edward D. Verrier, 2003
Efforts at reducing the use of homologous blood in cardiac surgery date back nearly to the advent of cardiopul- monary bypass (CPB) itself, but the goal of performing "bloodless" Open heart surgery — without homologous blood transfusions ...
An Open Heart: A Novel
An Open Heart: A Novel
Harry Kraus, 2013
“A page-turning combination of loss and redemption, along with a glimpse into the spiritual realm that shouldn’t be ignored.”— Lisa Harris, author of the Christy Award finalist Blood Ransom --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.
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