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  1. Educator Encourages Men to Take Action for Heart HealthRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | PR Log

    ... Medical Scholars Program in University Park, Pennsylvania. Dr. Fong is a member of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, the American Medical Association, the Christian Medical and Dental Association and is a fellow of the American College of ...

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  2. Postoperative acute kidney injury.Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | CiteULike

    ... patients undergoing surgery has been detailed. In patients undergoing non--cardiac, non--vascular and non--thoracic surgery several independent preoperative and intraoperative predictors of AKI have been identified. Nonetheless, no measure for ...

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  3. Family needs funds to save dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Nelson Mail

    Mike Corkill with his family, from left, Brittany, 14, Liam, 17, Teigan, 9, wife Julie-Ann and Cassandra, 21 in their Richmond home. A Richmond family is battling time, funding and prejudice to help their ill father receive a lifesaving lung transplant.

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  4. MedStar Health Names Ziv Gamliel, MD, FACS, Chief of Thoracic Surgery ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Freshnews

    ... MD, FACS, a leading thoracic expert with a strong focus on minimally invasive advancements, to head thoracic surgery at both MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and MedStar Harbor Hospital. He also joins the team of lung specialists at the ...

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  5. Good Samaritan Health Pavilion parking lot will be renovatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Hometown News Daily

    ... 35,000 plus visits to its emergency room. The hospital offers a wide scope of medical services. From thoracic surgery to the birth of a baby, this growing health care provider balances quality patient care with preventive education to fulfill its ...

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  6. Clinicians at EACTS to Highlight Prospective Randomized Clinical...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... during EACTS on Monday October 13, 2014. Marc Gerdisch, M.D., FACS FACC, Chief of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Franciscan St. Francis Heart Center of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, and Jose L. Pomar, M.D., Ph.D. of University Hospital ...

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  7. Sparks Health adds heart doctors, Chest Pain Center is re-accreditedRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | The City Wire

    ... he practiced at Southeast Health in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, where he was chief of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. He is board certified in cardiothoracic and general surgery. Kamalov is a cardiac electrophysiologist and specializes in ...

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  8. Penn Medicine gets $10 million giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Philly.com

    Penn Medicine named its lung center in honor of Paul F. Harron Jr. after receiving a $10 million gift from relatives of Harron, who was described by Penn as "a broadcast and cable television pioneer." His family owned Harron Communications Corp. Harron died in 2005 of lung disease at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and was a longtime supporter of Penn's efforts to treat lung diseases, such as lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, and asthma.

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  9. Landreneau joins Allegheny Health NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Business Journal

    Landreneau most recently served as medical director of the Ochsner Health System Cancer Institute in New Orleans, and also spent more than two decades at UPMC, where he directed the lung cancer program and performed the world's first minimally invasive lung resection. He also served as co-director of the cardiac transplantation program at the University of Missouri before coming to Pittsburgh in the early 1990s to lead the department of thoracic surgery at Allegheny General Hospital .

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  10. Nationally Recognized Lung and Esophageal Surgeon Rodney Landreneau,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WebWire

    Rodney J. Landreneau, MD, a nationally recognized thoracic surgeon known for his expertise in the treatment of advanced diseases of the lung and esophagus, has returned to Pittsburgh to join the Allegheny Health Network. Dr. Landreneau, who most recently served as Medical Director of the Ochsner Health System Cancer Institute in New Orleans, brings to Allegheny Health Network a long and distinguished career of pioneering leadership and innovation in thoracic surgery, surgical oncology and clinical research.

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  11. Loyola Heart Program Named Among Nation's BestRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Newswise

    Newswise - Loyola University Medical Center's heart program has been named to Becker Hospital Review's 2014-15 list of "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Heart Programs." Hospitals on the list "lead the nation in cardiovascular and thoracic healthcare," Becker's said.

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  12. Nationally recognized heart experts treating patients at Memorial Hermann Sugar LandRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Fort Bend Star

    Nationally recognized heart experts from Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest are now treating patients and training staff at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. "We are excited about joining forces with the Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital team to provide comprehensive cardiac and vascular care for our patients," said Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Chief Executive Officer Greg Haralson.

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  13. Lung and Esophageal Surgeon Rodney Landreneau, M.D., Joins Allegheny...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | PRWeb

    ... to Allegheny Health Network a long and distinguished career of pioneering leadership and innovation in thoracic surgery, surgical oncology and clinical research. He will serve as Division Director of General Thoracic Surgery for the Network, as well ...

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  14. Heart Bypass Patients May Not Need Tight Blood Sugar Control: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | MedicineNet

    ... quality of life six months after surgery, according to the study in the October issue of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery . "We hope that these results will encourage more hospitals to consider a less strict control of blood sugar in all patients ...

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  15. Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer ScreeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Newsday

    Medicare should cover low-dose computed tomography lung cancer screening for people at high risk for the disease, a coalition of more than 60 patient and medical groups says. The coalition, which includes the Lung Cancer Alliance, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American College of Radiology, the American Cancer Society and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, made its point in... Medicare should cover low-dose computed tomography lung cancer screening for people at high risk for the disease, a coalition of more than 60 patient and medical groups says.

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  16. Heart pumps help save lives of 2 mothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | KSL-TV

    ... heart problems are "uncommon but catastrophic when it happens," said William Caine, a cardiovascular and thoracic surgery physician with Intermountain Healthcare, and one of the doctors who assisted with Duncan's surgery. The Heartware HVAD is among ...

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  17. Heart Bypass Patients May Not Need Tight Blood Sugar ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | MedlinePlus

    ... quality of life six months after surgery, according to the study in the October issue of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery . "We hope that these results will encourage more hospitals to consider a less strict control of blood sugar in all patients ...

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  18. Consequences of asbestos: New laboratory installed for research into pleural cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Science Daily

    ... rate after diagnosis is nine to twelve months. The collaboration between the Clinical Department of Thoracic Surgery at the University Department of Surgery at the Medical University of Vienna and the Vienna General Hospital and the Institute for ...

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  19. Consequences of asbestos: New laboratory installed for research into pleural cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Science Daily

    ... rate after diagnosis is nine to twelve months. The collaboration between the Clinical Department of Thoracic Surgery at the University Department of Surgery at the Medical University of Vienna and the Vienna General Hospital and the Institute for ...

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  20. Roper St. Francis leader in Lowcountry conducting minimally invasive lung surgery for cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Moultrie News

    ... for cancer. Chest and lung surgery once required a large incision, but Roper St. Francis patients who need thoracic surgery now have a choice. With robotic chest and lung surgery, surgeons can operate through a few small incisions. The 3D view ...

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