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Cardiology Management

Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery Outreach in Rwanda

2017 05 May

The Sub-saharan African region faces many healthcare challenges including a shortage of doctors and specialists, inadequate access to necessary medications and patient limitations. Since the Rwandan genocide in 1994, the region's healthcare system has been severely crippled. Even today, Rwanda has only one doctor for every 10,500 patients. RHD patients... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Guidelines For Peri- and Postoperative AFib

2014 29 Sep

Evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and treatment of perioperative and postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) and flutter for thoracic surgical procedures have been released by The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS). The new guidelines have been published in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. According to... Read more