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ASCERT: CABG bested PCI in high-risk patients

Cardiology Today, March 2012
Society of Thoracic Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting Partial results from the ASCERT trial presented at The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 48th Annual…
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Pneumonia raised risk for mortality, longer hospitalization in cardiac surgery patients

Cardiology Today, March 2012
Society of Thoracic Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting Developing pneumonia after cardiac surgery was associated with a ninefold increased risk for…
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Direct aortic approach benefited severe aortic stenosis patients

February 20, 2012
Society of Thoracic Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting Patients with severe aortic stenosis who underwent implantation with the CoreValve System using…
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PARTNER: Transapical TAVR safe, effective in high-risk patients

February 13, 2012
Society of Thoracic Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting New data from the PARTNER trial showed that transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement…
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Packed red blood cells increased infection risk after cardiac surgery

January 31, 2012
Society of Thoracic Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting Patients with packed red blood cells had an increased risk for major infection after cardiac…