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  1. Researchers Say Surgery May Restore Effectiveness of Immunotherapy for...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Researchers in the departments of thoracic surgery and pulmonology theorized that, because large mesothelioma tumors have more power to suppress an immune system attack, ...


  2. 'Fantastic' quality stats prove Windsor was right to fight for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Windsor Star

    Surgeon Dr. Anat Ravid is photographed at Windsor Regional Hospital Ouellette Campus in Windsor on Monday, May 25, 2015. Thoracic cancer surgery in Windsor is rated the highest in terms of quality.


  3. Dead space during one-lung ventilation.Read the original story

    Monday | CiteULike

    Describe the importance of monitoring dead space during thoracic surgery, specifically during one-lung ventilation. The concept of dead space has gained renewed interest among anesthesiologists ever since breath-by-breath measurement by volumetric capnography became available.


  4. Primary general presidency: 'Everything works if you serve the Lord'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Deseret News

    Looking back on her life, Sister Mary Richards Durham recognizes the many learning opportunities the Lord has given her - "stepping stones," she said, that have pulled her out of her comfort zone, incrementally increased her abilities and strengthened her testimony. An important "stepping stone" in her life came soon after she was first married and her husband's work relocated them to Arizona.


  5. asmith@hoffmanwarnick.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Albany Times Union

    ... and was appointed associate professor of surgery at Albany Medical College . Scott specializes in general thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology and performs minimally invasive robotic procedures and video-assisted thoracic surgery, as well as open ...


  6. Integrated Sensing Systems Will Present its Intelligent, Left-Heart,...Read the original story

    Saturday May 23 | PRWeb

    ... heart. ISS is developing two categories of products: IHM sensors that are implanted adjunct to a planned thoracic surgery and implants that are delivered percutaneously via catheter-based techniques in either the pulmonary artery (PA) or left atrium ...


  7. Presence St. Joseph named among nation's highest performing hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Daily Herald

    Presence St. Joseph's congestive heart failure program is rated among the nation's highest performing in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care ratings. The Congestive Heart Failure Program at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin has been rated among the nation's highest performing in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care ratings.


  8. Brokerages Anticipate Merit Medical Systems to Announce $0.20 Earnings Per ShareRead the original story

    Friday May 22 |

    ... gastroenterology, interventional pulmonology, vascular surgery, interventional nephrology and thoracic surgery markets. To get a free copy of the research report on Merit Medical Systems (MMSI), click here . For more information about research ...


  9. Artificial-windpipe surgeon committed misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NatureNews

    A famed surgeon committed scientific misconduct in his reports of how he transplanted synthetic windpipes seeded with stem cells into patients, according to an independent investigator. The investigator found that six published papers authored by Paolo Macchiarini, a thoracic surgeon at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, had misrepresented data from recipients of the artificial windpipes, or tracheas.


  10. Abstract 354: The Effect Of Early Surgery on Outcomes in Infective...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Circulation

    Despite a rising incidence of infective endocarditis , its associated mortality remains high. It is estimated that at least 30% of patients with IE undergo surgery, however data on outcomes of outcomes associated with timing of surgical intervention in this setting is limited.


  11. Abstract 208: Association of Hospital Prices for Coronary Artery...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Circulation

    Background: Although prices for medical services are known to vary markedly between hospitals especially for patients without medical insurance, it remains unknown whether this large variation in price is explained by differences in hospital quality or reimbursement from major insurers. Methods: We obtained an "out-of-pocket" hospital and physician price estimate for a coronary artery bypass graft surgery for a hypothetical patient without medical insurance via telephone call from a random sample of U.S. hospitals during January 2014.


  12. Abstract 162: The Impact of Data Quality on Outcomes From The...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Circulation

    Abstract 162: The Impact of Data Quality on Outcomes From The National Cardiac Surgery Registry in Australia - Can Derivable Data Help? Introduction: The Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons Database Program collects pre-, peri-, and post-operative clinical information on patients undergoing cardiac surgery across Australia. It is a clinical quality registry aimed at improving patient outcome by reporting and benchmarking hospital and surgeon performance.


  13. Rick A. Esposito, MD, Honored for Excellence in Cardiac CareRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | 24-7 Press Release

    Rick A. Esposito, MD of North Shore University Hospital's Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in cardiac care. Dr. Esposito has 36 years of professional experience, 13 of which have been spent with North Shore University Hospital in its Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery.


  14. Precision, Stability are Goals of StaplerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Surgical Products

    ... by the smallest possible end effector, to minimize dissection." Dr. Edmund Kassis, the medical director of thoracic surgery and energy at Ethicon, said, as a thoracic surgeon, the challenge of performing thoracic surgery is three-fold. Patients are ...


  15. American Society of Transplantation Welcomes Dr. James Allan as PresidentRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | PRWeb

    ... Allan earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard, and completed residencies in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston. Dr. Allan also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in transplantation ...


  16. John Elefteriades, MD, Recognized for Excellence in Cardiothoracic SurgeryRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... surgeons in the nation. He has established himself as an expert in the performance of adult cardiac and thoracic surgery. He also has extensive knowledge in the areas of coronary artery bypass grafting, left ventricular aneurysmectomy and artificial ...


  17. New Market Report: Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (MMSI) - Medical...Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 |

    ... and interventional pulmonolgy markets. Merit's products are also used in other clinical areas such as thoracic surgery, interventional nephrology, vascular surgery, oncology, and pain management. The company markets and sells its products through ...


  18. Major New Study Links Surgery to Longer Survival in Mesothelioma,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | PRWeb

    A team of researchers in New York say surgery is the only treatment that appears to improve mesothelioma survival independent of other prognostic factors. A new analysis of more than 14,000 mesothelioma patients by doctors from prominent New York institutions has concluded that surgery is the "cornerstone" of mesothelioma treatment.


  19. Former Jamaican government official travels to Poconos for heart surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Pocono Record

    When the Easton W.X. Douglas, of Kingston, found out he had to have heart surgery, he didn't hesitate on getting other opinions, or making the trip to the Poconos for surgery. Through a series of medical opinions, Douglas was referred to Dr. Nche Zama, a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at PMC, who has done surgery on other high profile people of the Caribbean.


  20. Dr Peter K LekkasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Obits

    ... 1954. From 1954 to 1963 he did post graduate work at Washington University specializing in general surgery, thoracic surgery and cardiovascular surgery. He became a United States citizen in 1968 and practiced medicine in Alton for many years. In ...