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  1. Collaboration classification useful for Japanese lung cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Medical News

    ... 84.6% of the patients were classified as having mixed ADC subtypes, the team writes in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery . By contrast, according to the collaboration guidelines, 8.4% of tumours were classified as ADC in situ, 9.2% as minimally ...

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  2. Prognostic value of visceral plural invasion limited in part-solid lung cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Medical News

    ... a pure-solid nodule (n=209) showed consolidation without GGO. The researchers report in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery that VPI was present in 24 (10%) part-solid nodules and 79 (38%) pure-solid nodules. On multivariate analysis, VPI, along with ...

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  3. Dr. Mario Matos joins HolzerJuly 11th | 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tri-County News

    Matos attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He completed his cardiovascular thoracic surgery residency at Carolinas Heart Institute in Charlotte, N.C. His residency included cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgery, including congenital cardiac, heart transplants, kidney transplants, arrhythmia surgery, valve repair and ... (more)

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  4. Survey: How Doctors Read and What it Means to PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    ... for atrial fibrillation treatment," said Hassan Tetteh, MD, a Washington DC-based surgeon specializing in thoracic surgery, critical care, and heart and lung transplantation. "Having a secure dynamic platform like Doximity to share knowledge and ...

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  5. BD Presents Henry J. Heimlich, M.D. With Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | 24-7 Press Release

    BABYLON, NY, July 13, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On April 28, 2014, BD , the worldwide medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry, and the general public, presented Dr. Henry J. Heimlich with a Lifetime Achievement Award: "In appreciation of his remarkable contributions ... (more)

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  6. 4th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural MesotheliomaRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... MD, FACS, Director of the UCLA Mesothelioma Comprehensive Research Program, and Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. Dr. Cameron is a long-time staunch advocate of the lung-sparing pleurectomy/decortication surgery, ...

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  7. Made in CanadaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | Weyburn This Week

    Canadians are credited with some very important inventions, in fact, that make every day life more manageable.

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  8. Lung Center defends DAP-funded stem cell programRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Weekend Balita

    ... and the Pediatric Unit could also be used by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory, the Department of Thoracic Surgery and Surgery, the Department of Pulmonary Medicine and the Department of Radiology," he said. He also noted the money was used ...

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  9. Pinpointing Lung CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... ) Raphael Bueno, MD, Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and the Associate Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, talks about a new way researchers are pinpointing lung cancer. Dr. Bueno: She is a woman who had a ...

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  10. King's Daughters heart program recognized by Consumer ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Independent

    King's Daughters heart surgery program was recently recognized by Consumer Reports.

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  11. Findings from King's College Provides New Data about Stem Cells (Stem ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Hispanic Business

    ... on this research see: Stem Cells Accumulate on a Decellularized Arterial Xenograft In Vivo. Annals of Thoracic Surgery , 2014;97(6):2104-2110. Annals of Thoracic Surgery can be contacted at: - www.elsevier.com ; Annals of Thoracic Surgery - ...

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  12. Abstract 336: Real-World Experiences with Novel Anticoagulants for...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Circulation

    Background: Novel therapies for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation are emerging.

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  13. Abstract 302: Echocardiographic Parameters in Perioperative Atrial...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Circulation

    ... 1.2 % (10/804) after thoracic non-cardiac surgery, and 0.7% (18/2617) after general non-cardiac non-thoracic surgery (p<0.0001). On available echocardiograms, 18% (48/264) had LV dilatation and 38% (98/261) had moderate or severe LV dysfunction. The ...

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  14. Abstract 151: Outcomes Associated With Prophylactic Amiodarone...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Circulation

    ... implementation of the amiodarone prophylaxis protocol in July 2007. Data were obtained from the Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS) National Database. The primary outcome was the rate of utilization of amiodarone and secondary outcomes were incidence ...

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  15. Abstract 140: Characteristics and risk factors in patients completing ...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Circulation

    ... surgery who completed and did not complete CR. METHODS: Using reporting functions of the AACVPR, Society of Thoracic Surgery, and National Cardiovascular Data Registry, data was extracted for patients who attended at least one CR session from ...

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  16. Abstract 1: The Value of Adding Laboratory Data to Coronary Artery...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Circulation

    Background: Clinical registry data for coronary artery bypass graft surgery are currently being used in a few states and by the Society for Thoracic Surgeons to calculate provider risk-adjusted mortality rates.

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  17. W-B General gets high marks for heart surgeryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Citizens' Voice

    Consumer Reports gave Wilkes-Barre General Hospital an above average rating for coronary artery bypass surgery, ratings listed on its website show.

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  18. Reliability of new scores in predicting perioperative mortality after mitral valve surgery.Read the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | CiteULike

    ... for risk estimation in mid and high-risk patients. Copyright A 2014 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved. CiteULike organises scholarly (or academic) papers or literature and provides ...

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  19. Illinois leads Medicare billings for questionable group therapyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Illinoisreview

    All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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  20. Pinpointing Lung CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... ) Raphael Bueno, MD, Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and the Associate Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, talks about a new way researchers are pinpointing lung cancer. Dr. Bueno: She is a woman who had a ...

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