Work-life balance is a topic of frequent discussion on blogs, social media and in the academic literature. As the speed of life increases, is it possible that the dogged pursuit of balance can actually become just another treadmill upon which we unwittingly run ourselves...
Gallstone pain is one of the most common reasons patients visit emergency rooms and how to handle gallstone patients is a cost and quality issue in healthcare. In the United States, 1 in 10 women and 1 in 15 men have gallstones, and more than 1 million people a year are...
During a 2-hour procedure conducted July 31, physicians at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit performed a transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement; the first such procedure in the US to replace a heart valve outside of the heart.
During a 2-hour procedure conducted July 31, physicians at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit performed a transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement; the first such procedure in the US to replace a heart valve outside of the heart....
University of Houston (UH) professor Suncica “Sunny” Canic is a mathematician, not a medical doctor, but her research could save the lives of heart patients. Working with collaborators from Houston Methodist Hospital on a minimally...
Survival rates with catheter-based mitral valve repair are comparable to classic surgery and better than conservative management in high-surgical-risk patients with severe mitral valve regurgitation, researchers reported. Results from the first study to compare transcatheter...
Doctors are opting for minimally invasive cardiac surgeries whenever possible due to its advantages. In this method, there is less loss of blood, the patient’s stay at hospital is reduced, recovery time is less compared to the time taken after the traditional surgery,...
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