Posts Tagged ‘Cardiac surgery’

March 5th, 2015

Has Lab Testing Become a Blood Sport for Cardiac Surgery Patients?

A study of nearly 1900 cardiac surgery patients at Cleveland Clinic suggests blood is being drawn with surprisingly high frequency.

September 9th, 2013

Nontechnical Skills Matter in the Cardiac Operating Room


Joyce A. Wahr discusses the importance of teamwork and communication in performing cardiac surgery, as described in a new AHA scientific statement.

December 16th, 2012

A Compelling Cardiac Surgery Broadcast — in Norway

A visual journal of open and minimally invasive cardiac surgeries — side by side

January 18th, 2012

Cangrelor and Alaska’s “Bridge to Nowhere”


The Gravina Island Bridge (also known as The Bridge to Nowhere) was a proposed bridge to replace the ferry that currently connects Ketchikan, Alaska (population, 14,000) to the Ketchikan International Airport on Gravina Island (population, 50) at a projected cost of $398 million. The bridge was to have been nearly as long as the Golden Gate […]

March 25th, 2011

A Meeting That Could Change How You Practice

There is a lot on offer this year at ACC in New Orleans. Whether you are going to live the high life and dine at the Commanders Palace, or crank out the karaoke tunes at Cat’s Meow on Bourbon Street, most fellows lucky enough to attend ACC this year will come away with a vision […]