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  1. Lung Transplant at UT Southwestern Breathes New Life Into Father's WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... contraindication to transplantation," said Dr. Matthias Peltz , Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplant at UT Southwestern. "If an older patient is an otherwise good candidate, we are ...

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  2. Early stage non-small cell lung cancer patients with low tumor...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Low pre-surgery uptake of a labeled glucose analogue, a marker of metabolic activity, in the primary tumor of patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer is associated with increased overall survival and a longer time before tumor recurrence, a study shows. Patients with high labeled glucose uptake may benefit from additional therapy following surgery.

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  3. The impact of frailty on outcomes after cardiac surgery: a systematic review.Read the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... outcomes before integration in risk prediction scores. Copyright A 2014 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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  4. Canadian Cardiovascular Society position statement on the management of thoracic aortic disease.Read the original story

    Sunday | CiteULike

    ... published by the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, and other stakeholders. Rather, this document is a practical guide for clinicians managing adult patients with TAD. Topics ...

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  5. Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis Launches New TB JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Holtville Tribune

    ... and involve clinicians and scientists across such fields as infectious diseases, pulmonology, dermatology, thoracic surgery, urology, pharmacology and microbiology, as well as public health professionals and policy makers. The journal will begin ...

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  6. "Kovai Medical Center & Hospital Limited (KOVAI) - Financial and...Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | PR-inside.com

    The hospital offers health solutions for wide range of ailments. It provides services through departments, such as emergency medicine, endocrinology, ENT, fertility and reproductive medicine, anaesthesiology, cardio-thoracic surgery, cardiology, dentistry and facio maxillary surgery, gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgery, gastroenterology, haematology, internal medicine, medical oncology, neonatology, nuclear medicine, paediatric surgery, radiation oncology and other departments.

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  7. Advocate Children's Hospital Receives Coveted Top Quality AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons recently awarded Advocate Children's Hospital's pediatric heart surgery program with a three-star rating. Advocate Children's Hospital has earned the highest rating - three stars - from the Chicago-based Society of Thoracic Surgeons for the quality of the hospital's pediatric cardiovascular surgery program.

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  8. CV organizations issue recommendations for minimally invasive valve treatments for children, adultsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Science Daily

    ... today by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), American College of Cardiology (ACC), and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) provides guidance on transcatheter ...

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  9. Blood test can help identify stroke risk following heart surgeryRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Medical News Today

    ... at Wake Forest Baptist and lead author the study, published in the March online issue of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery . "We found that if kidney vessels aren't performing well, it is likely that other vessels in the body, including the brain, ...

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  10. UC Davis lung cancer surgery meets TwitterRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Davis Enterprise

    ... lobe, an excellent location for the minimally invasive surgical approach called VATS, or video-assisted thoracic surgery. Eager to share her story Box was enthusiastic about sharing her story via Twitter and other social media channels because she ...

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  11. Study: Blood test can predict postoperative stroke risk following cardiac surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Medical News

    ... at Wake Forest Baptist and lead author the study, published in the March online issue of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery . "We found that if kidney vessels aren't performing well, it is likely that other vessels in the body, including the brain, ...

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  12. Highest-paid federal employees out-earned ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WUSA-TV Washington

    The 1,000 highest paid federal employees in 2014 were mostly Veterans Health Administration doctors, two of which have higher salaries than President Highest-paid federal employees out-earned Obama The 1,000 highest paid federal employees in 2014 were mostly Veterans Health Administration doctors, two of which have higher salaries than President Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1C5o9b5 The 1,000 highest paid federal employees in 2014 were mostly Veterans Health Administration doctors, two of which have higher salaries than President Barack Obama, according to federal data.

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  13. Relief for those with AchalasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WJRT

    When you get hungry, you eat. When you get thirsty, you take a drink. Now imagine if every time you tried to swallow something, you felt like you were going to choke.

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  14. "Hell and Good Company" skillfully profiles the colorful characters engaged in the Spanish Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Christian Science Monitor

    Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made By Richard Rhodes Simon & Schuster 320 pp. On the Canary Islands, across the Straits of Gibraltar in North Africa, and scattered throughout the Iberian Peninsula, generals plotted a coup.

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  15. "Lafayette General Medical Center - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review"...Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | PR-inside.com

    ... such as wellness and healthy lifestyles, chest pain emergency care, oncology care, cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, catheterization lab, da vinci surgery, inpatient heart care and non-invasive cardiac laboratory services. The organization also ...

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  16. Dr. Oz wows Tampa during his visit SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | ABC Action News

    The crowd roared when Dr. Mehemt Oz took the stage at Westfield Citrus Park Mall Saturday afternoon. Kay Strong was excited to see him, "I just adore Dr. Oz because he is such a great guy and I like all what he says."

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  17. Aurora Medical Center in Grafton Performs 1000th Robotic SurgeryRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Bayside

    February 10, 2015 For release upon receipt Contact: Kristin Rabas 299-1696 kristin.rabas@aurora.org Newsroom: www.aurora.org/newsroom Aurora Medical Center in Grafton Performs 1000th Robotic Surgery Grafton, Wis. Aurora Medical Center in Grafton's robotic program recently performed its 1000th robotic surgery, a milestone achievement and a demonstration of the usefulness of cutting-edge technology to elevate patient care and safety.

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  18. NRMP 2015 Residency Match Largest on Record with More Than 41,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | PRWeb

    ... and Gynecology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics-Primary Care, Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation, and Thoracic Surgery. General Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, and Radiation Oncology were specialties that had fewer than ...

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  19. MUHC needs new outlook that puts patients first: doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | CJAD

    A prominent doctor at the MUHC says the institution's attitude towards its patients desperately needs to change - and the impending opening of the new superhospital building would be a good time to start. Dr. Sherif Emil, the head of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at the Montreal Children's Hospital, tells CJAD's Tommy Schmurmacher a new outlook is needed toward the people using its facilities.

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  20. Will new MUHC be a renewed MUHC? Doctor wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | CJAD

    Sherif Emil is chief of pediatric general and thoracic surgery at the Montreal Children's and he took a tour of the new superhospital, where he'll be practising. He says he's been increasingly disappointed by what has happened to the the health center and McGill's other affiliated teaching hospitals.

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